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Which benzoyl peroxide gel is better for blackheads ? Basiron AC 5 % or benzoyl peroxide gel 2.5 % ?
A retinoid: The best product to get rid of blackheads and prevent the formation of new ones is a retinoid. There are several of them such as differin, tazorac (tazarotene) and various forms of generic retin-a.Since all of them are available by prescription only you need to see your family doctor or a dermatologist to get them. They all can cause dryness so you should start them possibly every other night and then increase. ...Read more
Daily application of benzac (benzoyl peroxide) AC 2.5% gel, keep it for 15 minutes and wash it off, followed by clindamycin 1% sol is safe during pregnancy?
Wk3 worked on silicone caulk for 3 hrs. Has alcohol. Also rain-x on shower door 5 minutes ( denatured alcohol), didnot wear mask. Any harm to baby?
Not with ventilation: No, not if there was adequate ventilation in the area yo were working in. ...Read more
Is mixing over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide 5% gel with Clindamycin 1% gel an effective & relatively harmless alternative to Benzaclin 1-5% gel?
Yes: Yes. This is good and safe combination. ...Read more
Can "benzac AC gel 5 %" make very mild sunken skin of my face worse ?... My dermatologist dr prescribed this drug for me .
I was using a prescription topical gel for acne with 1% clindamycin and 5% benzoyl peroxide. What's the closest over-the-counter equivalent?
I accidentally used Phenylephrine HCL 0.25% Hemorrhoid gel on my back (instead of hydrocortisone 1%). Should I be alarmed? I'm 5 months pregnant.
Should be fine: You should be fine, but you should check with the pharmacist or your OB doc to be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I use salicylic acid 20% on spots. If i neutralise & wash my face, can I use differin (adapalene) as well without irritation?
Maybe: The salicylic acid is not neutralized as you do with glycolic acid. The absorption is fast and it crystalizes quickly. The addition of differin (adapalene) is placing Retin-A on the area. The combination is often used for acne but either together or alone can cause dry flaky skin. ...Read more
Dermatology I use prescription wash, aczone & climacin (?) on face. Is it ok to use skin lotions & when/type, besides spf? I'm 48 fair/sensitive skin. Thx
Yes: Yes skin lotions are advised as the products you use may cause dryness on the skin. It is best to use non-comedogenic lotions that hydrate the skin like cereve or cetaphil. Most dermatology offices will have good recommendations for products or even have professional products in their offices to use. Perhaps the dermatologist who prescribed your acne meds can help with a lotion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not very effective: Viscous Lidocaine does work on the skin, especially on the inner forearm and other areas where the epidermis is very thin but not very effective and it takes a fair amount of time. Other forms of topical local anesthetics are much more effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr prescribed clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream 2% for topical use on ingrown hair. Usually use 1% lotion. Is thos ok? Dr office closed
Clindamycin: You should have no trouble at all using the 2% cream. ...Read more
On cloxacillin500mg fr 5 days, still worst.neck&chest more acne,itchy.having allergy-steroid,butthe cream prescribed contain steroid.i need proper gel?
The doctor prescribed my daughter co - amoxiclav 250mg/5ml syrup instead the pharmacy gave me a 228.5 mg/ 5 ml powder auspension. Are they the same?
Dosage is different: The dosage is different. Did they change the amount to be given? ...Read more