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How to use adapalene and clindamycin phosphate gel for acne?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
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In brief: Adapalene

Apply a small amount at bedtime to entire area of acne.
Not eyelids or lips OK to skip some nights if irritation. Do you have .1%? .3%? With prolonged use it is better tolerated and more effective. Clindamycin may be a waste of money. Benzoyl peroxide OTC is cheaper and more effective. Use a tiny amount in AM. OK to use moisturizer if dry skin. Keep off colored fabrics: will bleach colors..

In brief: Adapalene

Apply a small amount at bedtime to entire area of acne.
Not eyelids or lips OK to skip some nights if irritation. Do you have .1%? .3%? With prolonged use it is better tolerated and more effective. Clindamycin may be a waste of money. Benzoyl peroxide OTC is cheaper and more effective. Use a tiny amount in AM. OK to use moisturizer if dry skin. Keep off colored fabrics: will bleach colors..
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