Can I Take Clindamycin To Treat Severe Acne?

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I was having severe zits and I was using vitacid, so can I not use the medication to take clindamycin?

1 Answer:

Hello Sofia,


Vitacid is a topical medication containing retinoid acid. This drug is one of the medicines used to treat acne and wrinkles. The use of this drug should be under the supervision of a doctor and only on the advice of a doctor.


Regarding clindamycin, clindamycin is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. It is true that the treatment of acne can also be done with oral medicines, one of which is antibiotics, but the use of antibiotics should not be arbitrary. Any antibiotic should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor and under the supervision of a doctor. Antibiotics that are consumed carelessly have the potential to cause germs to become invulnerable and harmful to the body.


Therefore you should not use retinoids acid and antibiotics yourself. If you feel that acne is annoying enough, you should consult directly with a dermatologist so you can evaluate the condition of the skin and you can be given more appropriate treatment and care.


To help reduce acne, you can do the following tips:

Do not touch the face before washing hands
Manage stress well
Use hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic skincare
Use over-the-counter acne medications
Reduce the use of makeup
make sure the face is clean before going to sleep
Don't squeeze pimples

Hope it helps you,


Thank you

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