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Do brevoxyl benzoyl peroxide 4% wash n CLINDAMYCIN n NICOTINAMIDE faceclin gel have any kind of effects On eye n headache? I used 1 time. Hvng headaches

Headaches. The nicotineamide can give you headaches and eye problems. Read more...
Acne meds effects. Any of the meds you list can cause eye irritation if there is any contact with the eyes; so keep them all away from eyelids when applying. Clindamycin may cause headache. Nicatinomide generally is not associated with headache (although related molecule niacin can). If headaches persist with use, contact prescriber concerning this side effect for alternate med. Read more...

Can I use tretinion cream and benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) topical gel at the same time at night?

Not recommended. Tretinoin is a fairly unstable molecule and the benzoyl peroxide in BenzaClin has been shown to make the tretinoin less active. Also, tretinoin is inactivate by sunlight. Therefore, i always suggest you apply tretinoin at bedtime and the other acne meds in the am. However, differin and tazorac (tazarotene) (newer types of tretinoin) are not sensitive to sunlight and can be used at any time. Read more...

Can I take biotin together with vitamin b complex to tame my acne? Can I use benzoyl peroxide aswel? Which one is more effective, cream or gel?

BP is better. Biotin and vitamin b complex are fine but don't expect a miracle when it comes to acne. Benzoyl peroxide will give you better results by far. If your skin is dry, use the cream. If it's oily, use the gel. 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?

No. there is a generic form of this combination med in the US, but it is also a prescription med.For those who have gone through the various strengths of OTC benzoil peroxide and not gained control, the prescribed meds remain the best alternative available. Read more...
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...

What is Brevoxyl creamy wash benzoyl peroxide 4%??? Is it effective??? Does it make skin dark?? Does it have any kind of side effects??

Acne skin cleanser. Benzoyl peroxide is a very good acne product that is primarily antibacterial and alone works well for mild acne or in conjunction with other topical creams or oral meds for more severe acne. Side effects are low, but some people are sensitive and skin gets red and dry. Skin staining is rare, unless skin gets inflamed. It can bleach wash cloths and clothing. Read more...
Used for acne. Should not darken skin. Side effect is usually dry skin so use a non-comedogenic (won't clog pores) moisturizer to keep skin moist and not too dry. Read more...