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Clindamycin Phosphate Lotion
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
I've been using clindamycin phosphate lotion for 3 days AM and PM and have noticed that after a while my face becomes really oily. Why is that?
Topical clindamycin: This medication is designed to treat acne, so the active ingredient is an antibiotic- clindamycin which targets the germ that causes acne- P. acnes. There are other compounds in the lotion, including cetostearyl alcohol (2.5%) and isostearyl alcohol (2.5%) which could cause skin irritation. (A side effect in about 10% of patients). Talk to a dermatologist about moisturizers given your acne problem ...Read more
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
Can clindamycin phosphate lotion 1% used to treat a rash make the condition worse before making it gets better?
Rash: Clindamycin can be used to treat infections. If the rash is infectious then Clindamycin can be effective unless the bacteria is resistant to clindamycin. However, if the rash is caused by an allergic reaction then you would need prescription cortisone treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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