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Clindamycin vs. Isotretinoin for Acne

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Clindamycin

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/ 20,986 posts
Other Names: Cleocin   Dalacin T   Evoclin   Cleocin T   Clindagel

Isotretinoin

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/ 9,598 posts
Other Names: Accutane   Claravis   Sotret   Amnesteem   Isotrex
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 20,986 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 9,598 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
Isotretinoin, International Nonproprietary Name, is a medication used mostly for cystic acne, however, it is also employed for a number of cancers and a few severe skin conditions. It was first developed to be used as a chemotherapy medication for the t... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Stephanie
March 19, 2014
Stephanie wrote
insomnia
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By I'm going crazy
February 10, 2014
I'm going crazy wrote
Clindamycin
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By Stormer Wiki
February 3, 2014
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Clindamycin or Co-amoxiclav?
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By cherryBerry
November 4, 2013
cherryBerry wrote
cephalexin and clindamyacin
I would've had mine taken out, and saved tens of thousands, and a lot of pain. Actually wanted them removed and done with, but dentist tend not to want to do that. They would rather milk each tooth for every cent they can get out of it.
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September 5, 2013
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Anaphylaxis after IV
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August 6, 2013
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What patients are saying about Clindamycin vs. Isotretinoin

193 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
you may try clindamycin ointment and also isotretinoin...
...again responsive to isotretinoin and benzyl peroxide ...subtle reaction of isotretinoin and may respond ...dosage of your isotretinoin to suggest any medication. you may try clindamycin oin...
I used many medicnes like clindamycin gel and then...
...years am having severe acne on my face and there are also lots of scars which is unbearable. I used many medicnes like clindamycin gel and then isotretinoin etc. My doctor ...to put gentamicin c...
   ISOTRETINOIN  used mostly for cystic acne .it is...
...if patient is on ISOTRETINOIN no other oral ...cream at night and clindamycin lotion at day.    ISOTRETINOIN  used mostly for cystic acne .it is related ...in the body. Isotretinoin s bes...
Topical CLINDAMYCIN cream on affected part., Tab...
...comedone extraction..., with RF....Radio-frequency.., Topical CLINDAMYCIN cream on affected part., Tab Isotretinoin....it is Retinoid derivative.., will give...
So evaluate it.. Use Clindamycin 1% cream on affected...
...hyperactivity.., So evaluate it.. Use Clindamycin 1% cream on affected part.., Tab..Isotretinoin 20 mg daily for 2...
the best acne treatment if Clindamycin is not working and...
...the best acne treatment if Clindamycin is not working and ...next step would probably be oral tetracycline (i.e. minocycline or doxycycline) or Accutane (isotretinoin). Talk to your dermatologis...
is....ZYCLINE _NANO...it is clindamycin cream with Nano...
...topical application.., is....ZYCLINE _NANO...it is clindamycin cream with Nano technology....from Cadila company.., Tab Isotretinoin 20 mg daily for 2...
response with isotretinoin...Mostly once acne lesions...
...isotretinoin...Mostly once acne lesions are under control,the oral medications are stopped and patient is advised to use topical anti-acne drugs over the face only SOS ie as and when any new acne l...
have a prescription. Use isotretinoin only if you are not...
...Topical isotretinoin ( vitamin A derivatives ) and local combinations of clindamycin are generally prescribed. It is better to consult a dermatologist and have a prescription. Use isotretinoin...
of acne. Use clindamycin and adapalene gel topically...
...your acne problem instead ...acne. Firstly get your blackheads and whiteheads ...500mg along with oral isotretinoin 10mg or 20 mg depending on severity of acne. Use clindamycin and adapalene...
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