You asked: Do I apply clindamycin or adapalene first?

Medications will be advised to apply once daily in the evening after facial cleansing. Clindamycin will be applied first and adapalene will be applied 5-10 minutes later.

Can I apply Adapalene after clindamycin?

Yes, ADAPALENE+CLINDAMYCIN may cause dryness of the skin. You can use a moisturizer while using ADAPALENE+CLINDAMYCIN to prevent dry skin. However, do not apply ADAPALENE+CLINDAMYCIN and moisturizer at the same time as it may reduce the effectiveness of ADAPALENE+CLINDAMYCIN.

Can I use clindamycin and Differin together?

Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between clindamycin topical and Differin.

How do you take clindamycin with Adapalene gel?

Apply it as a thin layer onto clean, dry, unbroken skin affected by acne. Avoid getting it in your eyes or mouth. If this happens, rinse with water immediately. Do not apply to broken, sunburnt or sensitive areas of skin.

When do you take clindamycin and Adapalene gel?

Use this medication as directed by your doctor or the product package, usually once daily at bedtime. Before using, gently clean the affected skin with a mild or soapless cleanser and pat dry. If you are using the gel, cream, or lotion, wash your hands before and after applying this medication.

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Which is stronger adapalene or clindamycin?

Conclusions: Adapalene is as efficacious as benzoyl peroxide-clindamycin combination to treat mild to moderate acne vulgaris, but it is comparatively better tolerated than benzoyl peroxide-clindamycin combination.

Can I use clindamycin in the morning and Differin at night?

Use only a pea-sized amount of clindamycin and tretinoin topical. Apply to your entire face every night at bedtime. Do not wash your face more than 3 times daily while using this medication.

Which is better clindamycin or Differin?

Cleocin (clindamycin) is proven to be effective at treating acne when combined with another acne medicine and is available in a variety of formulations. Differin (adapalene) is a good option for the treatment of acne. It is available as a cheaper, generic medication.

Does Differin gel have clindamycin?

This study is to determine the efficacy and safety of 12 week treatment with Differin® Gel 0.3% applied in the evening, in combination with Duac® (Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide Gel) applied in the morning, in Subjects with Acne vulgaris.

Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Can I put benzoyl peroxide over Differin?

A skincare combined with combination of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide provides a significant adjunctive efficacy and local tolerance benefit in adult women with mild acne.

Should I moisturize before or after adapalene?

For best results, first wash skin with a mild (non-irritating), non-drying cleanser; apply a thin layer of Differin Gel to clean, dry skin (full face); and follow treatment with a moisturizer. If Differin Gel is used during the day, allow it to dry before applying sunscreen.

Can I use adapalene and benzoyl peroxide together?

Adapalene and benzoyl peroxide combination is used to treat acne. It works by killing the bacteria that cause acne and by keeping the skin pores clean (tiny openings on the skin).

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Can adapalene and niacinamide be used together?

After cleansing, apply your niacinamide product, lotion or cream preferably, then after your skin is dry to touch, follow up with your Adapalene or Benzoyl Peroxide.

When does adapalene start working?

During the first few weeks of using adapalene, your acne might appear worse because the medication is working on pimples forming inside the skin. It may take 8 to 12 weeks to notice results from this medication. Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.

Can I use clindamycin in the morning?

The combination of clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide comes as a gel to apply to the skin. It is usually applied twice a day, in the morning and evening. To help you remember to use clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide gel, apply it at around the same times every day.

Can I apply adapalene all over my face?

Using this drug just on your skin. Stop having this drug on your lips or in your eyes. Do not refer to the area of your inner lip or the nose/mouth inside.