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Cleocin T Medication
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
I have been getting large below the surface acne bumps that are painful and very ugly once they rise to the surface. I have tried benzepro/clindamycin, but they still occur. Ive used cleocin t pledgets in the past when I was in my 20s .
Painful acne : You may need to see dermatologist for stronger medication ...Read more
Are they infected?: If not infected and just ingrown hairs - may not have an effect. ...Read more
How effective is the usage of benzamycin or cleocin-t in removing razor bumps on bikini area and armpits?
Are they infected?: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
Doctor prescribed Clindamycin Phosphate for acne. Can anyone give me information on how this medication works ?
Lots of alternatives: Lots of alternatives for treating acne. Does take sustained use and time for the clinda. to work. Depends also on extent and location of acne. Should talk w/ your pcp or dermatologist after giving this drug some time about next, more aggressive steps. Some of the more 'intense' medicines, however, do come with side effects that may worse than the cure. ...Read more
Look on bottle.: All medicines have an expiration date stamped somewhere on the container. ...Read more
Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...Read more
Yes but...: The antimicrobial will not decrease the risk of tobacco use. ...Read more
Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/cleocin-side-effects.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
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? ...Read more
Yes.: But it may cause irritation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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