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While using benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) I get really dry and flakin in the morning. How can I prevent this from happening?

Apply moisturizer. Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) actually works by causing some irritation of skin, drying, and flaking. That is how the pores of the skin are opened and thus acne reduced. If you do not like it, you may apply moisturizers before or after applying benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide). Read more...

I use to be prescribed benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide). I don't have insurance anymore, anyway I can get ahold of it without seeing a doctor?

You can contact a. concierge physician,like me,at Health Tap and get your prescription ,as long as you have a legitimate need and proper diagnosis.This is one reason why HealthTap exists and provides this service for patients just like you.I can be reached today at Health Tap at Bradford-l-romans. Read more...

What else can I take if I am allergic to benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide)?

Avoid clindamycin. Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) is a topical medication for treatment of acne containing benzyl peroxide & clindamycin. The former may cause skin irritation but clindamycin, an antibiotic, may cause allergic reactions with hives, eczema, or even breathing & digestive symptoms. Penicillin, amoxicillin, cephalosporins, Doxycycline & macrolides like Azithromycin are all good alternatives. Talk to your hcp or even a doctor. Read more...

What face wash should I be using with benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide)?

Salicylic or glycoli. I like salicylic or glycolic acid cleansers, obagi, skinmedica, and replenix are my three favorite that i carry in the office. Make sure you use your cleanser for two full minutes to it can do its job and using a clarisonic pro device will really give you the best results. Read more...

I have used benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) for years and now my skin is immune to it. What is the next step?

Inflamed? Inflammatory acne responds well to antibiotics but long term use often selects for resistance. To reduce the inflammation, i like the at home use of the tria blue light system which all ages and skin types can use. Most patients also benefit from a retinoid preferably prescription strength as a mainstay for any acne regimen. Read more...