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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

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Does benzoyl peroxide counteract tretinoin gel?

No: No. They are often used together to treat acne, though may cause skin dryness and discomfort. ...Read more

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Does over-the-counter flouride mouthwash work as well as prescription flouride paste?

Does over-the-counter flouride mouthwash work as well as prescription flouride paste?

No!: Prescription Flouride is usually 'stannous Flouride' which "sticks" to the teeth and has an extremely long duration of activity. Prescription Flouride is also at MUCH higher concentration. ...Read more

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Remineralization gel 4 teeth & bleach home use?

Remineralization gel 4 teeth & bleach home use?

Opalescence bleach: Your dentist may be able to offer you ultradent's opalescence bleaching gel which contains amorphous calcium phosphate, potassium nitrate and fluoride. Those compounds combined with the peroxide can help not only whiten your teeth but can actually help with remineralization. Mi paste plus is another excellent product that you can get from your dentist. Mi paste plus won't whiten your teeth though. ...Read more

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What is clindamycin phospate gel USP used for?

Typically Acne: Typically acne. Used on face more often than not. If used, needs to be used religiously for best effects. ...Read more

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Can mouthwash with peroxide soften tooth enamel?

Can mouthwash with peroxide soften tooth enamel?

No: Peroxide is oxygen supercharged, called superoxide radicals, that migrate into the enamel and break-up double bonded carbons, which are the stains in your teeth. The peroxide in no way damages the crystalline structure of your enamel. ...Read more

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How do I use clindamycin gel & tretinoin gel properly?

Use once daily: It is probably best to use these two products separately. Differen gel can cause sun sensitivity, so using it at night and Clindamycin in the morning is probably the best bet. ...Read more

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Does benzac (benzoyl peroxide) acne gel actually work?

Does benzac (benzoyl peroxide) acne gel actually work?

Benzoyl peroxide: This is your basic topical treatment. It will clear maybe half of cases of acne. If this is not sufficient, get with your physician who can add something that will. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will using hydrogen peroxide ruiin tooth enamel?

Sensitivity: Using hydrogen peroxide in you mouth will have limited effect on the enamel of teeth. It has been used for bleaching and treating gum disease for years. The stronger the peroxide used, the more likely it would cause a chemical burn on gingiva. The teeth would become sensitive, can ache. Enamel damage no. ...Read more

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How do I use carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

How do I use carbamide peroxide & remineralization gel?

Bleach & desensitize: Carbamide peroxide breaks down to hydrogen peroxide and urea and it is the hp that bleaches, whitens and deco lorises the tooth when it breaks down to water and oxygen. This can leave teeth sensitive to hot and cold and remineralizing agents can seal the tiny pores in the tooth and root that were opened during bleaching and reduce sensitivity. ...Read more

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Will lidocraine gel 2% help with cracked tooth?

Will lidocraine gel 2% help with cracked tooth?

No: A pain killer will not repair a fracture and possible underlying cavity (infection). There's no gel, ointment, herb, salve, paste, or other OTC that will fix a broken tooth. You need professional help fast. Please see a Dentist for the appropriate treatment before the crack becomes irreparable. ...Read more

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Could whitening gel even gel even work?

Could whitening gel even gel even work?

Whitening gel : Whitening gel can blend some esthetic work if the fillings placed are slightly lighter than the surrounding tooth structure. ...Read more

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Does clindamycin phosphate gel fade acne marks?

Does clindamycin phosphate gel fade acne marks?

No: It will help keep you from getting new lesions. It is best used in conjunction with benzoyl peroxide. Your physician is your best guide. ...Read more

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Can I use voltaren (diclofenac) gel as an ultrasound gel?

Can I use voltaren (diclofenac) gel as an ultrasound gel?

I wouldn't: Ultrasound gel is formulated to be safe for the probes, to avoid drying out, and to provide excellent acoustic coupling between the probe and the patient. Voltaren (diclofenac) gel is not designed to meet any of those requirements. ...Read more

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