U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 17-year-old male asked:

Can i put on lotion after putting on clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel? prescripted from the doctors. because it dries out my skin.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Acne Medication: Yes, you can apply lotion after you apply your acne medication. Choosing the right moisturizer and using it in conjunction with your other acne treatments can actually make your skin less prone to breakouts. Look for hypoallergenic, oil free, and non comedogenic.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Mar 13, 2018

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.