Anti-Acne Antibiotic Information
A guide to Clindamycin which is an antibiotic prescribed in both oral and topical medications to acne sufferers.
Clindamycin is one of several frequently prescribed antibiotics that are
useful in the fight against acne vulgaris.
It is more commonly prescribed in topical anti-acne medications since the oral clindamycin can cause "colitis" a severe life threatening infection of the colon.
If you're taking clindamycin and you experience stomach cramps, persistent diarrhea, bloody stool, or lower abdominal pains.
Topical clindamycin comes in a gel, cream, or liquid solution and should be applied once or twice a day.
The side effects of topical clindamycin are similar to other anti-acne medications including stinging, burning, peeling, oiliness, dryness and sometimes a serious rash may occur.
Some of the brand names that clindamycin is sold as include Cleocin-T, Clinda-Derm, and Clindagel. They are available by prescription only and should not be used without a dermatologist's guidance.
As with any topical anit-acne medication, it may take several weeks for any improvement in your skin to be seen. You may even see a worsening of your condition before it begins improving.
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