Users' questions

How long should you use clindamycin phosphate topical gel?

How long should you use clindamycin phosphate topical gel?

Topical clindamycin will not cure your acne. However, to help keep your acne under control, keep using this medicine for the full time of treatment, even if your symptoms begin to clear up after a few days. You may have to continue using this medicine every day for months or even longer in some cases.

What is evoclin used for?

This medication is used to treat acne. It helps to decrease the number of acne lesions. Clindamycin is an antibiotic which works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Can I use moisturizer with clindamycin Phosphate topical Solution?

Do not take clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide gel with moisturizer cream by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn). If you get clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide gel with moisturizer cream in any of these areas, rinse well with water.

How long does it take for topical clindamycin to work?

If your acne does not improve within about 6 weeks, or if it becomes worse, check with your health care professional. However, treatment of acne may take up to 8 to 12 weeks before full improvement is seen.

What is cleocin suppository used for?

This medication is used to treat a certain type of vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis) in women who are not pregnant. Clindamycin is an antibiotic which works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

What is clindamycin Gel 1% used for?

Topical clindamycin is used to treat acne. Clindamycin is in a class of medications called lincomycin antibiotics. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of bacteria that cause acne and by decreasing swelling.

How to use clindamycin phosphate gel on your face?

How to use Clindamycin Phosphate Gel. Use enough to cover the entire affected area. Do not spray the foam directly onto your hands or face, because the foam will begin to melt on contact with warm skin. Instead spray the amount needed directly into the cap or onto a cool surface such as a counter top.

How to apply clindamycin topically to your hands?

To apply this medicine: 1 Do not dispense clindamycin topical foam directly onto your hands because… 2 Remove the clear cap. Align the black mark with the nozzle of the actuator. 3 Hold the can upright and press firmly to dispense. 4 The can may be placed under cold running water if the can seems warm or the foam seems runny.

How old do you have to be to use clindamycin foam?

If you apply clindamycin foam to your chest, avoid areas that may come into contact with the baby’s mouth. Clindamycin topical is not approved for use by anyone younger than 12 years old. How should I use clindamycin topical?

When to use clindamycin or lincomycin topically?

You should not use clindamycin topical if you have ulcerative colitis or enteritis (inflammation of your intestines), or if you have ever had severe diarrhea caused by antibiotic medicine. You should not use clindamycin topical if you are allergic to clindamycin or lincomycin, or if you have:

To apply this medicine: 1 Do not dispense clindamycin topical foam directly onto your hands because… 2 Remove the clear cap. Align the black mark with the nozzle of the actuator. 3 Hold the can upright and press firmly to dispense. 4 The can may be placed under cold running water if the can seems warm or the foam seems runny.

If you apply clindamycin foam to your chest, avoid areas that may come into contact with the baby’s mouth. Clindamycin topical is not approved for use by anyone younger than 12 years old. How should I use clindamycin topical?

When to apply clindamycin before or after shaving?

For patients using the topical solution form of clindamycin: After washing or shaving, it is best to wait 30 minutes before applying this medicine. The alcohol in it may irritate freshly washed or shaved skin. This medicine contains alcohol and is flammable.

Are there any side effects from taking clindamycin topically?

Other drugs may affect clindamycin topical, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.