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Doctor insights on: Dicalcium Phosphate Uses

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Phosphate (Definition)

Phosphate is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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What are the uses of clindamycin phosphate?

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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What are adapalene microspheres and cindamycin phosphate gel uses?

What are adapalene microspheres and cindamycin phosphate gel uses?

Acne: Adapalene is formulation of Retin_a basically a vitamin A durative that helps control exfoliation and reduces acne. It is not sensitive to Benzoyl peroxide. Clindamycin is an antibiotic you rub onto your face and it gets absorbed. It is a means of taking antibiotics without a pill. it doesn't get as high a blood lever and tends to act at the acne itself. These are mainstays of acne care. ...Read more

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Any common use for disopyramide phosphate at all?

Any common use for disopyramide phosphate at all?

Not common: Disopyramide is sometimes used for life threatening arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeats). ...Read more

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What are the directions for clindamycin phosphate use?

What are the directions for clindamycin phosphate use?

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

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Many of the preservative free artificial tears still have phosphate in some form or another (e.g. disodium phosphate) is it safe for long term use?

Many of the preservative free artificial tears still have phosphate in some form or another (e.g. disodium phosphate) is it safe for long term use?

Safe: The phosphate salt is for pH balance and not for anti-bacterial use. Your body is full of phosphate salts and they are an important part of your metabolism. Nothing here to worry about and it is safe to use long term. ...Read more

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Are enemas with sodium phosphate safe to use for everyone?

Are enemas with sodium phosphate safe to use for everyone?

Avoid those: As a kidney doc, i would recommend against it since phosphate from enemas can sometimes deposit in the kidneys and cause acute kidney failure. ...Read more

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How should I use my clindamycin phosphate topical solution?

How should I use my clindamycin phosphate topical solution?

As prescribed: Generally, it is prescribed to be used once a day in combination with another medication such as benzoyl peroxide in the treament of acne. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use clyndamycin phosphate gel and clarithromycin gel together ?

Is it okay to use clyndamycin phosphate gel and clarithromycin gel together  ?

No interactions: No interactions are identified, but it may add irritation to the skin. Try it for while, and if you develop any redness or rash stop taking one or the other. ...Read more

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If clindamycin phosphate lotion is causing my skin to be dry and flaky, should I still use it?

If clindamycin phosphate lotion is causing my skin to be dry and flaky, should I still use it?

See below: Try using a moisturizing cream like cetaphil. If the dry skin persists check with your doctor for an alternate treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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K Phos (Definition)

K-Phos is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more