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Clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel use for?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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