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Doctor insights on: Clindamycin Phosphate And Benzoyl Peroxide Gel

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Clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel use for?

Clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel use for?

Acne: BPO is an old antibiotic that acne bacteria seem to have no resistance to. It may dry the skin but has a long track record (think Clearasil)
Clindamycin is an antibiotic that helps kill P acne bacteria, it dosent get everywhere so by applying it directly to t e acne you can deliver the drug to the area of need. ...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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How do I apply Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel on my face?

How do I apply Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel on my face?

Morning and night: It is usually recommended to use it in the morning and in the evening, preferably at the same time each day. Wash face w/ warm water and gently pat dry. Apply a thin layer using ur fingertips. If there is white residue on your skin, used too much (less next time). After use, wash your hands. ...Read more

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Can I put on lotion after putting on clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel? Prescripted from the doctors. Because it dries out my skin.

Can I put on lotion after putting on clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel? Prescripted from the doctors. Because it dries out my skin.

Acne Medication: Yes, you can apply lotion after you apply your acne medication. Choosing the right moisturizer and using it in conjunction with your other acne treatments can actually make your skin less prone to breakouts. Look for hypoallergenic, oil free, and non comedogenic. ...Read more

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Can I use lotion after putting on clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel prescribed from doctors. What are some examples of lotion I can use?

Can I use lotion after putting on clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel prescribed from doctors. What are some examples of lotion I can use?

Moisturizers & acne: If facial skin is overly dry from acne medications, a couple of things can be changed prior to considering using a moisturizer. First make sure you wash with a mild cleanser. Also make sure the skin is dry prior to applying acne medications, as they can irritate damp or wet skin. If the skin is still dry and your acne meds are working well for you, try an oil-free non-comedogenic facial lotion. ...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?

Time for a retinoid: Retina or differin (adapalene) are good choices for acne. Either can be used with clinda or benzoyl peroxide.
Don't over dry your skin with harsh cleansers, which could worsen acne. Use a moisturizer if needed. ...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 put this (clindamycin phosphate gel) on after washing you face? And I also got the gel benzoyl peroxide 5% which of them do I put on first?

Do you put this (clindamycin phosphate gel) on after washing you face? And I also got the gel benzoyl peroxide 5% which of them do I put on first?

Steps: Wash your face at night first, then apply either gel. Use the other gel in am. If you're to use both twice daily (highly unlikely) then use Clindamycin first, wait 10-15 minutes, apply benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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Which one is better for blackheads? Clindamycin phosphate gel USP or benzoyl peroxide?

Benzoyl peroxide: A retinoid such as tretinoin or Adapalene or tartarotene are the best products for black heads. ...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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Is 1% cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel effective for treating acne? And should I apply it before or after applying benzoyl peroxide?

Is 1% cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel effective for treating acne? And should I apply it before or after applying benzoyl peroxide?

Acne medications: Both Clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide can be effective in the treatment of acne. I usually recommend using BP in the morning, and Clindamycin at night. ...Read more

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Hi doctor. I have acne scars on my face, some severe and some moderate. I am using adapalene and clindamycin phosphate gel and benzoyl peroxide as fac?

Hi doctor. I have acne scars on my face, some severe and some moderate. I am using adapalene and clindamycin phosphate gel and benzoyl peroxide as fac?

Acne: You are on appropriate therapy. Some individuals use isotretinoins, or use laser treatment

http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/features/acne-right-treatment? Page=4

f/u with your doctor. ...Read more

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After using clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide acne is still happening. What's going on?

After using clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide acne is still happening. What's going on?

How long?: You do not say how severe your acne is nor how long you have been using these medications. If you have been using them for 3 months and you see no improvement, go back to your dermatologist and talk to him or her about going on an oral medication. ...Read more

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Can benzoyl peroxide wash and clindamycin phosphate foam be mixed?

Can be used together: Benzoyl peroxide wash is meant to be washed off. Clindamycin foam is meant to be left on. It is acceptable to use the benzoyl peroxide was in the shower, then apply the Clindamycin foam after the shower to help control acne. ...Read more

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Doctor prescribed Clindamycin phosphate lotion to apply on ance but read benzoyl peroxide is good to treat acne. What's difference between these 2 meds?

Doctor prescribed Clindamycin phosphate lotion to apply on ance but read benzoyl peroxide is good to treat acne. What's difference between these 2 meds?

You need both: Never use just an antibiotic. The combination of benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin will probably clear you if your acne is fairly mild. Keep it up as it is a chronic disease that will remit only when it wants to -- mine self-cured when I was 50. Best wishes. ...Read more

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