What is Benzoyl Peroxide-Clindamycin Topical?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Benzaclin topical Acanya Duac

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The combination of benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin is a topical (for use on the skin) formulation used for the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acne 8 7
Acne breakout 4 6
Dermatillomania 1 1
Gender dysphoria 1 1
Nodule 1 2
Pimples 1 2

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Benzoyl Peroxide-Clindamycin Topical

Side effect Patients
Dry skin 2
Itching 2
Burning sensation 1
Drug interactions 1
Facial swelling/puffiness 1
Redness of skin (erythema) 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Benzoyl Peroxide-Clindamycin Topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Benzoyl Peroxide-Clindamycin Topical

Duration

Stopped taking Benzoyl Peroxide-Clindamycin Topical

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 3
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 7

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Benzoyl Peroxide-Clindamycin Topical and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Isotretinoin (Accutane) 1
Mother Dirt AO+ Mist 1
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1 patient evaluation for Benzoyl Peroxide-Clindamycin Topical

Aug 23, 2015 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for acne breakout)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Aug 22, 2015 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for acne breakout)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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