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Prescribed Clindamycin ph. 1% lotion & Tretinoin .025% for acne but appears to be getting worse. Do generic brands work? Acne only on forehead & chin

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Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics

In brief: Acne

those are strong medications.
Try proactive but definitely follow up with your dermatologist

In brief: Acne

those are strong medications.
Try proactive but definitely follow up with your dermatologist
Dr. Natalie Geary
Dr. Natalie Geary
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Dr. Clarene Cress
Pediatrics

In brief: Generic meds ok,

Acne Rx takes time to work and often the full benefit of the medication isn't seen for about 2-3 months.
If you have just started Rx, I recommend giving it more time. If significantly worse, please contact the doctor that gave you the Rx. Additon of oral meds for a short time my get you through this period.

In brief: Generic meds ok,

Acne Rx takes time to work and often the full benefit of the medication isn't seen for about 2-3 months.
If you have just started Rx, I recommend giving it more time. If significantly worse, please contact the doctor that gave you the Rx. Additon of oral meds for a short time my get you through this period.
Dr. Clarene Cress
Dr. Clarene Cress
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