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Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide

Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide

BenzaClin is a topical gel used to treat acne. 

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Many readers have reported grave difficulties with oral clindamycin:

These should be less likely with the topical gel, but some people may still have side effects.

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