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Doctor insights on: Clindamycin And Benzoyl Peroxide

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Is clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide good for acne?

Is clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide good for acne?

Yes: Clindycin and bomzoyl peroxide topically are both commonly used for acne treatment ant prevention. ...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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I was prescribed clindamycin gel and a benzoyl peroxide. What order shall i apply it and when would i apply a facial moisturizer?

I was prescribed clindamycin gel and a benzoyl peroxide. What order shall i apply it and when would i apply a facial moisturizer?

Acne treatment: It does not matter the order in which you apply them, in fact you could even mix them and apply them together. Wait to see if they dry your skin, if they do, apply a light moisturizer--either after they dry or the next morning. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acne that it isn't going away, even after using can you use clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel?

What can I do to get rid of acne that it isn't going away, even after using can you use clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel?

See Derm: Sounds like you have attempted simple treatment, suggest you see dermatologist who might consider different treatments from hormonal to antibiotic (such as accutane, or others). Skin cleansing and care program should be established, with guidance to avoid some problem make up/skin care products and preservatives. Acidifying skin may be part of their program to help you. ...Read more

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Can i use benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin in de mornin and then use tretinion cream in de evenin, is it safe for ma skin?

Can i use benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin in de mornin and then use tretinion cream in de evenin, is it safe for ma skin?

Yes, but: Be sure to wash off tretinoin cream in the morning. It can over dry your skin and make it more sensitive to the sun. tretinoin comes in different strengths and forms (cream, gel, microspheres), so it can be adjusted if one you are using is too strong. ...Read more

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I was recently put on benzoyl peroxide, 5% and clindamycin (an antibacterial cream) for adult acne. Should I expect any side effects?

I was recently put on benzoyl peroxide, 5% and clindamycin (an antibacterial cream) for adult acne. Should I expect any side effects?

Yes.: But they are not really "side effects" in a strict sense. Dryness, peeling, irritating/itching are what you would expect. If you don't get them, the medicine is not working! ...Read more

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Due to change of insurance, I can no longer afford clindamycin phosphate benzoyl peroxide gel and tretinoin cream. Is there is any compatible OCTs?

Due to change of insurance, I can no longer afford clindamycin phosphate benzoyl peroxide gel and tretinoin cream. Is there is any compatible OCTs?

Acne: You can try Benzoyl Peroxide which is available over the counter. Two strengths are available - 5% and 10%. It comes as a face wash and topical cream. It may show effects in about 4-6 weeks, If the acne has pustular appearance then you may tray oral antibiotic as well which again is a prescription only. ...Read more

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Do you apply clindamycin phosphate gel USP 1% after washing your face or do you apply benzoyl peroxide befor that one or do you mix them?

Either way: Doesn't matter too much. You could either mix the two of them together in your hand and then apply them, or apply one and then the other. Whichever you prefer. ...Read more

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