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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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Clindamycin vs Isotretinoin

Clindamycin
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Isotretinoin
Other name: Cleocin (Cleocin)
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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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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...
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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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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...
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CLINDAMYCIN cream on affected part., Tab Isotretin...
" ...now suffering from...grade IV Acne vulgaris.., called....NODULO-CYSTIC......ACNE., It formed crypt abscess..., So go for...Let out the pus from pustule..., comedone extraction..., with... "

years ago and He prescribed Isotretinoin 20 mg* Once a day...
" I am Suffering from Acne since 4 years. I ...2 years ago and He prescribed Isotretinoin 20 mg* Once a day ...for 3 months, with Topical Clindamycin. but now a day i... "

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or this. Take oral cap of isotretinoin 20 MG once da...
" Thanks for asking, Your acne vulgaris has not cured yet. ...continue treatment for this. Take oral cap of isotretinoin 20 MG once daily at ...small amount (pea size). Apply clindamycin gel at day... "

evaluate it.. Use Clindamycin 1% cream on affected part...
" ...hyperactivity.., So evaluate it.. Use Clindamycin 1% cream on affected part.., Tab..Isotretinoin 20 mg daily for 2... "

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the best acne treatment if Clindamycin is not working and...
" ...is the best acne treatment if Clindamycin is not working and don't ...next step would probably be oral tetracycline (i.e. minocycline or doxycycline) or Accutane (isotretinoin). Talk to your... "

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...ZYCLINE _NANO...it is clindamycin cream with Nano tech...
" ...topical application.., is....ZYCLINE _NANO...it is clindamycin cream with Nano technology....from Cadila company.., Tab Isotretinoin 20 mg daily for 2... "

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en you have to use cap isotretinoin 20 MG once daily at ni...
" ...then you have to use cap isotretinoin 20 MG once daily at ...adapalene gel at night and clindamycin gel at day time. If ...nodulo cystic then instead of isotretinoin take tab azithromycin 500mg for... "

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esponse with isotretinoin...Mostly once acne lesions a...
" ...you had an excellent response with isotretinoin...Mostly once acne lesions are under control,the oral medications are stopped and ...any new acne lesions appear..so i would advise you to use clindamycin... "

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a prescription.Use isotretinoin only if you are not plann...
" ...treatment for the acne. Topical isotretinoin ( vitamin A derivatives ) and local combinations of clindamycin are generally prescribed. It is ...and have a prescription. Use isotretinoin only if you are... "

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f acne. Use clindamycin and adapalene gel topically a...
" ...to treat acne. Firstly get your blackheads and whiteheads extracted by ...azithromycin 500mg along with oral isotretinoin 10mg or 20 mg depending ...on severity of acne. Use clindamycin and adapalene gel... "

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