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A 39-year-old member asked:

How many months does it take for clindamycin phosphate topical gel to cure mild acne?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Not curable: Acne isn't curable. Clindamycin should not be sole therapy, but used with topical benzoyl peroxide or something similar. It's a way of managing moderate acne. If you're not clear on it in two weeks, get with your physician -- you'll need stronger Rx.
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