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A 26-year-old female asked:

What happens if i use too much clindamycin gel for acne on my face? will overuse be counteractive? can i apply moisturizer over it once dried?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Clindamycin gel: Overuse if the gel can cause drying of the face . Stop the gel and apply moisturizers until your face is less dry and then reaply clindamycin
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