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Doctor prescribed Clindamycin Phosphate for acne. Can anyone give me information on how this medication works ?

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Family Medicine

In brief: Two ways

It works as an anti inflammatory and as an antibiotic as acne is an inflammatory process and bacterial issue.
There is a bacteria associated with acne which is treated by this antibiotic.

In brief: Two ways

It works as an anti inflammatory and as an antibiotic as acne is an inflammatory process and bacterial issue.
There is a bacteria associated with acne which is treated by this antibiotic.
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In brief: Antibiotic

Clindamycin is a topical antibiotic to help decrease the bacteria on the skin which are increasing your risk of acne.
Be sure to use the medication as your doctor recommended and let her know if you have any trouble with it.

In brief: Antibiotic

Clindamycin is a topical antibiotic to help decrease the bacteria on the skin which are increasing your risk of acne.
Be sure to use the medication as your doctor recommended and let her know if you have any trouble with it.
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