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Clindamycin vs Tetracycline

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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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Tetracycline (International Nonproprietary Name) is a broad-spectrum polyketide antibiotic produced by the Streptomyces genus of Actinobacteria, indicated for use against many bacterial infections. It is a protein synthesis inhibitor. It is commonly...
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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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Tetracycline (International Nonproprietary Name) is a broad-spectrum polyketide antibiotic produced by the Streptomyces genus of Actinobacteria, indicated for use against many bacterial infections. It is a protein synthesis inhibitor. It is commonly...
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seems to make my skin less red and blotchy and helps...
" ...use clindamycin, retin-a and tetracycline. That combination works great for me. The ...improvement in 2 months, my skin felt stronger and firmer. The clindamycin seems to make my skin less red and... "

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at job. Exceptionally expensive. No side effects....
" ...years. Age 14: prescribed Tetracycline -- worked for about a month then gave me huge head aches. Age ...a topical treatment called Clindamycin foam. Does a great job. Exceptionally expensive. No... "

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Topical clindamycin works well for me, and it isn't do...
" ...As to antibiotics - Topical clindamycin works well for me, and it isn't doesn't ...product). Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be really effective as well. I would ...you. I have only had very mild... "

w I'm using a clindamycin preparation and it works well....
" ...for topicals, right now I'm using a clindamycin preparation and it... "

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off =( I also tried clindamycin topical, no good for me...
" ...on to doxycycline, then went on to tetracycline and now I'm on erythromycin. I've had the topical erythromicin which was really effective when I was about 15, but now 5... "

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" I have been on tetracycline for a month, along with topical clindamycin and have had really good results and no side effects at all. You arent supposed to eat dairy within two hours of... "

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e it.So, I took Clindamycin, but chemist warned me to take...
" ...When younger I had no problems with the tetracycline types. Our dentists prescribe that sadistic metronidazole as first choice, which ...take. Their 2nd choice was Erythromycin, which i also refused... "

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(have been for about a month). It is definitely working...
" ...of years ago, I took Tetracycline antibiotics along with Differin for ...didn't like the side effects. Tetracycline messed with my stomach, and ...nice, right? Right now, I'm on topical Clindamycin (have... "

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or about two months and I have had good results. H...
" ...w/tetra I have been on tetracycline and topical clindamycin for about two months and I have had good results. However I have ...at night, and I am continuing with the tetra and clindagel. My question... "

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On RAM and Clindamycin. No side effects yet??Yeah, so i've b...
" On RAM and Clindamycin. No side effects yet?? Yeah, so i've been on RAM at night and Clindamycin in the morning for over ...me soon? (Also mentioning I'm on Tetracycline 500mg 2x a... "

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