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How do I use clindamycin gel & tretinoin gel properly?

How do I use clindamycin gel & tretinoin gel properly?

Use once daily: It is probably best to use these two products separately. Differen gel can cause sun sensitivity, so using it at night and Clindamycin in the morning is probably the best bet. ...Read more

Clindamycin (Definition)

Part of the lincoside family . It has good gram positive an anaerobic coverage, but its association with the development of clostridium difficile infection has limited its use. It is used in certain drug allergy situations where staph, strep, pneumococcal, and anaerobic organisms. Its use in MRSA infections is spotty. It is a bacteriostatic drug that works ...Read more


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Is clindamycin gel okay to use o. Follicular dermatitis ?

Is clindamycin gel okay to use o. Follicular dermatitis ?

Folliculitis: Hi, the best thing is skin hygiene, also the treatment depends on severity of the infection, in mild cases the topical could help but in moderate to severe one you might need oral Antibiotics, I suggest that you see your PMD and make sure the infection has not caused by MRSA infection. Be well. ...Read more

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I am using clindamycin gel with adapalene and orally azithromyc will it erase facial marks left out from acne?Or should I take up laser as a treatmen

I am using clindamycin gel with adapalene and orally azithromyc will it erase facial marks left out from acne?Or should I take up laser as a treatmen

Acne scars: Acne medications may help improve the red or dark marks left by acne spots. They don't do anything for skin texture changes due to scarring. If your acne is still ongoing, laser treatment of scars may actually cause more breakouts. Also squeezing or scratching acne spots can lead to more hyperpigmentation of the skin. There are acne meds like Azelaic Acid gel that may help lighten dark spots, too. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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 ...Read more

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