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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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Bactrim vs Clindamycin for Acne

Bactrim
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Clindamycin
Other name: Septra (Septra)
Other name: Cleocin (Cleocin)
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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 2 years ago, then ...it for a year. My acne cleared up wonderfully! But ...it's still healing. I'm now on Bactrim and hopefully I can... "

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took clindamycin for an abscess and it worked great for the...
" I took clindamycin for an abscess and it worked great for the infection, with ...think. I also took bactrim, which made me a little nauseous and... "

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clindamycin about a year ago and didnt have bad effects. I...
" ...had two strong shots of clindamycin about a year ago and didnt have bad effects. I also had to take bactrim, which made me feel depressed after about 5 days ...seem to bother me. I had... "

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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... "

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

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

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is usually the last option before hospitalization. It worke...
" ...first he tried doxycycline and bactrim but they did nothing. He switched me to ...never got any heartburn. This clindamycin is very powerful and for MRSA it is usually the last option before... "

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and it works really good after taking it for 2 days I...
" ...cleared for how many years from acne and now I get breakouts around my chin and its real real bad, I went to see my dermatologist 3 weeks ago she gave me bactrim and it works really good after taking... "

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n oral. I just started bactrim ike 3 days ago, anyone h...
" ...breakouts...im already prone to acne....anyway what are some good remedies? minocycline/doxy dnt do shit for me...im currently on topical retinoids at night and benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin... "

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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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