Clindamycin

Last Update February 13, 2016
Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic org...
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and it cleared up all my acne and kept me clear, Its very...
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" ...it cleared up all my acne and kept me clear, Its very gentle on the skin too, So it wont like strip or burn or irratate you're skin at all. Its the best prescription acne gel IMO. So ask you're... "

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happened. I still got breakouts every week and finally...
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" ...ever happened. I still got breakouts every week and finally i told him what i thought of that shit. He bumped me up to benzaclin, which is benzol peroxide and clindamycin. This worked after about... "

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little bumps.Clindamycin works wonders for me, if an acne i...
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" I've been using clindamycin all my life until last summer. Stress and lack of sleep got to me and clindamycin was not able to help. It started out as little bumps that would come and go and... "

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point in my on-going struggle to get rid of acne I did try...
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" ...9, I am glad Clindamycin works for you . I know what it feels like to be a grown-up women and have acne (trust me - I really do know - I am 40 and have had acne my entire life). At some point... "

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bit, and the acne stopped itching some. But it didn't g...
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" Derm put me on prednisone today, Now I'm scared of the side-effects Last week, I was on Clindamycin oral. That helped a bit, and the acne stopped itching some. But it ...them is that it CAUSES acne!! Good... "

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after my acne treatment i m taking clindamycin for acne...
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" ...out continously so doc. Adviced for semen culture the problem cameout after my acne treatment i m taking clindamycin... "

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o, before I ever started treating acne I only had a very m...
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" ...So, before I ever started treating acne I only had a very mild case. Now whenever I apply benzoyl and clindamycin my acne gets somewhat better but it never gets to be as good as it was before I ever... "

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I use clindamycin gel for my acne- works great - non drying...
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" I use clindamycin gel for my acne- works great - non drying and doesnt interfere with BC.... "

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octor,my skin is oily and have pimples on my face and even s...
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" Will adapalene and clindamycin phosfate gel help me in pimple ? dear doctor,my skin is oily and have pimples on my face and... "

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the pill? i'm expecting my acne to flare up the first few...
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" ...the pill? i'm expecting my acne to flare up the first few months on the pill and i use clindamycin for my acne. i just don't know... "

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30,078 discussions
Taken for: Acne, Infection, MRSA, Bacterial Vaginosis*
Other names: Cleocin, Dalacin T, Cleocin T, Evoclin, Clindagel
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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