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A 44-year-old member asked:

How should i use my clindamycin phosphate topical solution?

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 10 years experience
As prescribed: Generally, it is prescribed to be used once a day in combination with another medication such as benzoyl peroxide in the treament of acne.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

How effective is clindamycin phosphate topical solution?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 51 years experience
Effective: It is one of many acne therapeutic agents. It works for some acne, particularly for pimples, but not very effective for balck/whiteheads. It's hard to compare its "effectiveness" against others. Common sense: if there is one acne treatment stands out as the best, then why we have so many treatments/regimens available outthere?
A 35-year-old member asked:

Clindamycin phosphate topical lotion, what is this for?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Topical antibiotic: used for acne or folliculitis
A 34-year-old member asked:

Clindamycin phosphate topical gel; side effects?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Acne treatment: Can produce redness, itchiness, dryness and peeling of skin. Small amounts may be absorbed through the skin raising the possible overgrowth and secondary colitis by clostridium difficile. Allergic reactions, as with any drug may also occur.

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