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What will clindamycin phosphate lotion USP 1% lotion do while i'm on Accutane 60mg/ daily for a cyst and pimple?

What will clindamycin phosphate lotion USP 1% lotion do while i'm on Accutane 60mg/ daily for a cyst and pimple?

not much: You will probably just have to wait for this pimple to resolve on its own. Most acne medicines are meant to prevent new pimples. ...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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Clindamycin phosphate is for what?

Clindamycin phosphate is for what?

Clindamycine for wha: Clindamycine is an antibiotic which is effective against many bacterria and is used alone and in combination with other antibiotics far several infectious conditions. ...Read more

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Clindamycin phosphate topical solution pads, do u think that they are a good thing to prescribe for a person who has a lot of pimples in the t zone?

Clindamycin phosphate topical solution pads, do u think that they are a good thing to prescribe for a person who has a lot of pimples in the t zone?

Treating Acne: Acne seems like a simple condition that should be easy to treat. Many cases are controlled with topical medications like the antibiotic clindamycin. Other topical medications like tretinoin, the active ingredient in retin a, are effective for blackheads. Some cases prove very frustrating to treat. Some patients require systemic antibiotics and even Isotretinoin (accutane). Talk to your doctor! ...Read more

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Doctor prescribed Clindamycin Phosphate for acne. Can anyone give me information on how this medication works ?

Doctor prescribed Clindamycin Phosphate for acne. Can anyone give me information on how this medication works ?

Two ways: It works as an anti inflammatory and as an antibiotic as acne is an inflammatory process and bacterial issue. There is a bacteria associated with acne which is treated by this antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can I use clindamycin phosphate lotion for dark spots on my face?

Can I use clindamycin phosphate lotion for dark spots on my face?

Topical clindamycin: You can certainly use this. Whether it will work depends upon what the cause of the dark spots is. If it does not work suggest you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How effective is clindamycin phosphate topical solution?

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

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Does clindamycin phosphate topical solution work well on acne?

Does clindamycin phosphate topical solution  work well  on acne?

Topical Treatment: Topical antibiotics may be effective for comedonal and inflammatory acne. If your condition is more severe and extensive with cysts, a brief course of systemic antbiotics would help. Adding a retinoid would add to clinical efficacy. It is important to note that long term use of antibiotics may result in microbial resistance. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take clindamycin phosphate acne medicine in mouth?

Is it safe to take clindamycin phosphate acne medicine in mouth?

No: If it was meant to be applied to the skin, do not ingest it. It is not toxic, but it will not work well and there is a small risk of causing intestinal problems. ...Read more

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My face is red because of clindamycin phosphate lotion 1%, normal side effect?

My face is red because of clindamycin phosphate lotion 1%, normal side effect?

Not really.: You could be allergic to the clindamycin, or to one of the additives or preservatives in the lotion. If it persists, i'm sure your doctor will be happy to suggest an alternative. ...Read more

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Side effects from using differin (adapalene) & clindamycin phosphate for acne?

Not much.: Most commonly feel dry, irrtating and itchy and see peeling, but not everybody. I would not categorize them as side effects. They are natural consequences of using the medicines. ...Read more

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How long after using clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream USP 2% can I expect all the cream discharge to stop?

How long after using clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream USP 2% can I expect all the cream discharge to stop?

1-2 days after : It will stop when it is all absorbed or comes out which is usually a day after you finish. If it lasts longer or shorter it's not a big deal. Messy but should not be a health concern to you at all and should not cause any issues. ...Read more

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Extreme foot odor all my life. Dr. Prescribed hyper care at night and clindamycin phosphate for morning. Hasn't helped at all. What's next?

Extreme foot odor all my life. Dr. Prescribed hyper care at night and clindamycin phosphate for morning. Hasn't helped at all.  What's next?

Antifungals: If your feet sweat, you need to wear white cotton socks, apply powder in your shoes, and use some kind of antifungal cream. ...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?

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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How should I apply the clindamycin phosphate topical gel 1% and how much should I use?

Thin layer: If you apply a thin layer than the active ingredient will get to your skin and start working. If you apply a thick layer the vehicle which is the cream with out the medication will stop that active ingredient from getting to the skin. Put it on your skin at bedtime so you will not get a sunburn. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Clindamycin phosphate is for what?

Clindamycine for wha: Clindamycine is an antibiotic which is effective against many bacterria and is used alone and in combination with other antibiotics far several infectious conditions. ...Read more

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What are the uses of clindamycin phosphate?

Infection.: The topical forms are for acne treatment and folliculitis(hair follicle infection). The oral form is for bacterial infection which would respond to clindamycin. ...Read more

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How can you tell if clindamycin phosphate expired?

Look on bottle.: All medicines have an expiration date stamped somewhere on the container. ...Read more

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