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Acne vulgaris (or cystic acne) is a common human skin disease, characterized by areas of skin with seborrhea (scaly red skin), c...
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Accutane 160,084 Benzoyl Peroxide 72,816 Retin A 28,808
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Bactrim
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Clindamycin
Other name: Septra (Septra)
Other name: Cleocin (Cleocin)
3.5
2.5
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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole or Co-trimoxazole (abbreviated SXT, TMP-SMX, TMP-SMZ or TMP-sulfa) is a Sulfonamide (medicine) antibiotic combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of ...
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Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ...
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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole or Co-trimoxazole (abbreviated SXT, TMP-SMX, TMP-SMZ or TMP-sulfa) is a Sulfonamide (medicine) antibiotic combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of ...
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Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ...
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took Clindamycin for about 5 months 2 years ago, then went...
" I took Clindamycin for about 5 months ...it for a year. My acne cleared up wonderfully! But ...been 4 months and it's still healing. I'm now on Bactrim and hopefully I can just stay on this... "

took clindamycin for an abscess and it worked great for the...
" ...clindamycin for an abscess and it worked great for the ...I also took bactrim, which made me a little nauseous and depressed, but it subsi... "

clindamycin about a year ago and didnt have bad effects. I...
" ...of clindamycin about a year ago and didnt have bad effects. I also had to take bactrim, which made me feel depressed ...I had to take Cephalexin for about 6 days and I think t... "

in WV finds Clindamycin to work the best in that area. Many...
" ...your area. In NEPA we have good luck with Bactrim and a physician friend in WV finds Clindamycin to work the best in that area. Many ...at Walmart for $4.00 and Bactrim is one of them. As... "

as the first 3 months ago. Was this comment helpful...
" ...I had an allergic reaction to the Bactrim. My temperature had ...later back on antibiotics (clindamycin) with another boil just as painful as the first 3 months ago. Was this comment helpful... "

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works best) He gave me clindamycin also but that seemed...
" ...works best) He gave me clindamycin also but that ...shampoo and my scalp has really stopped getting pimples and my neck is ...more happening with the bactrim. The only thing that has worked f... "

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and it works really good after taking it for 2 days I...
" ...real bad, I went to see my dermatologist 3 weeks ago she gave me bactrim and it works really good after taking it for 2 days I see some improvements but I was allergic to it so I need to stop it... "

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an oral. I just started bactrim ike 3 days ago, anyone...
" ...do shit for me...im currently on topical retinoids at night and benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin preperation in the am and throughout the day. I would rather not use accutane whine\"on\" even though im... "

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best. This Clindamycin was awful, my doctor was surprised...
" I was prescribed Bactrim while I was on holiday, ...treat me the best. This Clindamycin was awful, my doctor was surprised... "

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aside from clindamycin, doesn't work for me.???...
" ...topical antibiotics, aside from clindamycin, doesn't work for me.??? I would like to get off bactrim but I'm scared of... "

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