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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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor prescribed Clindamycin Phosphate for acne. Can anyone give me information on how this medication works ?
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
Used clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide medicine from doctors until expiration date leaves face red, how to make this go away?
Stop the meds: This is a side effect possibly of both. It could also be aggrivated by the sun. ...Read more
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
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
While pregnant is it safe to use clindamycin phosphate 2% topically? Is topical differin (adapalene) safe while pregnant?
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Look on bottle.: All medicines have an expiration date stamped somewhere on the container. ...Read more
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