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Clindamycin Phosphate And Tretinoin
It works for many.
Other products that have a good reputation include proactive. Also consider seeing an acupuncturist or chinese medicine doctor to balance the body. Making some diet changes can really help as well. The two togetehr may reduce or eliminate need for medication in some cases. ...Read more
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
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
Start slowly: Retin a (tretinoin) is an excellent medication for acne of all stages. However, it is almost universally drying and irritating when someone is getting started. Go very slowly and only use a "pea-size" amount to the facial skin. It should be applied at bedtime. Clindamycin is usually applied at a separate time (am) after cleansing the face. Clindamycin is more tolerable. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Yes: You can use the two together or alternate nights. ...Read more
Every night: Use them every night after you have washed and thoroughly dried your skin. It doesn't matter which one you apply first. Generally about 1/2 g (the size of a pea) is applied to the entire face. Rub in well until each medication is fully absorbed. ...Read more
Yes: You can apply one first and then the other. It doens't matter in which order you apply them. Generally you should apply about a pea size to the entire face. ...Read more
Depends: As a monotherapy, topical antibiotics should be applied to the affected areas twice per day. When combined with a retinoid, once per day would be adequate. Beware, rare cases of pseudomembranous colitis have been reported with topical climdamycin. ...Read more
It could: Use as directed by your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Clindamycin and benz: Yes both can be used.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can't say: The prescribing doctor (could also be a DO or an RN-NP) or the dispensing pharmacist should be your first advisors in this kind of question, not a stranger online who does not know your history (like whether you have had alcohol abuse), or whether you are on other meds that might severely interact with alcohol (like flagyl/metronidazole). Also, alcohol doesn't help you fight infection or heal. ...Read more
Yes: Biore strips are fun even if they do not have much long term efficacy. Use the biore strip first to remove the excess skin cells and oil in your pores. Then apply the clindamycin, which may penetrate better without all that junk in there! For long term cleaning out the pores, you will want to get a prescription strength retinoid from your dermatologist. ...Read more
What is the best way to apply Dalacin T acne lotion (Clindamycin Phosphate) for best and quickest results?
Clindamycin: For best results, apply the clindamycin gel or lotion to clean dry skin three times a day. If you have very oily skin you might want to use an alcohol pad to clean off the excess oil before applying it. Call your prescribing provider if you find no real improvement after 4 weeks of use. ...Read more
Expert opinion please: could taking ciprofloxacin and cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) affect the effectiveness of my birth control?
Not at all:
According to mayo clinic, no large scale long range studies have shown antibiotics to diminish effectiveness of bc pill, except rifampin
but some doctors believe that some women may experience decrease effectiveness of the pill and recommend, another birth control method while on antibiotics.
In my opinion Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Cleocin will not significantly cause decrease effectiveness of bc pills. Ask your md. ...Read more
Expert opinion please: could taking ciprofloxacin and cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 1% affect the effectiveness of my birth control?
I have BV and gsb I took metrogel but did not work now I'm on cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) t ovules can the BV cause me to miscarry?
Will clindamycin phosphate lotion work for a underarm rash I have no clue what's causing it and only seem to appear on the one side my left?
My doctor told me to use clindamycin phosphate gel during day and night on my face. But I want to know whn I should wash the gel from my face.?
I'm taking minicycline 50 mg 2x a day and using clindamycin phosphate gel for hormonal acne, why does it take at least 2 months to see results?
I have been using clindamycin phosphate topical gel 1% for about 2 week for acne and my face has broken out worse when will I see the results I want?
Call your doctor: Stop the medication till you can call your doctor and see what they want you to do. ...Read more
What is wrong with my armpits? They smell horrible every day. I use dial soap, also tried hibiclens, topical cleocin, (clindamycin phosphate) mupirocin & clinical strength deo
HOW OFTEN DO YOU WASH YOUR ARMPITS? SHOULD BE DAILY OR TWICE DAILY.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU CHANGE YOUR CLOTHING?
HOW OFTEN DO YOU WASH YOUR CLOTHING?
DO YOU EAT ONIONS AND GARLIC? STOP!
ALSO, FISH, HOT PEPPERS, RED MEAT, AND CURRY MIGHT CAUSE OR INCREASE UNDERARM ODOR.
IF THIS PERSISTS PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. . .
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
Hypochondriac scared of SJS was on cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 4 2 days a week ago stopped due to allergic reaction. Feel kind of sick not sure if stress/no sleep or SJS?
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