Manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals,Clindamycin phosphate for acne serves a curative measure to treat papule-prone skin. It is an antibiotic that inhibits the growth of bacteria causing acne and therefore providing an acne-free face.
Having unwanted dead skin cells that disguise in the form of scars can daunt your body as well as self-confidence. Clindamycin phosphate 1% gel blesses you free from dry skin, rough patches, flaking, itchy skin, acne, and skin inflammation. Clindamycin phosphate gel helps the dead skin cells to slough off and provides more moisture to the skin. So, say goodbye to the guests who were never invited in the first place and say hello to new soft and smooth skin!
Before the application of Clindamycin phosphate for acne make sure that you read the patient information leaflet prescribed by the dermatologist
First things first, wash your hands completely. Clean and pat dry the area to be medicated. If you are using Clindamycin phosphate lotion then shake the bottle well before its application. Apply a thin film of medication and let it dwell deep into your skin. Apply this twice a day or as directed by your dermatologist.
If you are using the Clindamycin phosphate foam then take a scoop and it uses it enough to cover the overall affected area. Please do not spray the foam directly on your hand or face, because the foam has the tendency to melt immediately. Spray the amount of needed foam in a cap or onto a cool surface like a countertop. If you feel the can being warm or the foam seems runny then run the can under cold water.
If you making use of a medicated pad or swab, apply the medication gently on affected areas and then discard it.
Remember that your doctor has advised you to use this medication considering its benefits more than risks. Clindamycin phosphate for acne includes some adverse side effects like stinging, mild burning, redness, and dryness of skin where medication is applied.
It is quite rare that it would absorb in the bloodstream and may cause a severe intestinal condition called Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea. It can occur while you are receiving the treatment or weeks after the medication. Refrain using anti-diarrhea or opioid medications.
Other allergic reactions include rashes, itching, severe dizziness, swelled face or throat, and trouble in breathing. Concern your dermatologist if you face any of the above listed or other side effects.
Before using Clindamycin phosphate for acne brief your doctor if you have a history or currently are going through chronic asthma, intestinal diseases, hay fever, ulcerative colitis, enteritis, or Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea.
Save your eyes, nose, mouth, and genital areas getting exposed to phosphate gel and if by chance they get so, splash water immediately. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, sunlamps, and tanning booths. Put up a habit of protective clothing and cover the treated areas of skin when outdoors. Keep this medication away if you are pregnant or on breastfeeding. Do not use it on punctured or deep wounds, serious burns, and animal bites. Keep it out of reach of children.