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    Clindamycin & sunscreen
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    flutte posted:
    My stepdaughter was prescribed clindamycin topical for her ance. Now that it is summer, it's become obvious that she's not wearing sunblock. When we push to put it in, she breaks down into tears because sunblock "burns".

    What are our options for sunblock while using the antibiotic? Banana Boat, Coppertone, etc are apparently not the answer.
     
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    bodiebetsie responded:
    Could try using a face moisturizer over the clindamycin topical, like the Cetaphil Moisturizers or Lotion. And the put on
    the sunblock Neutrogena Ultr Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen.
    I do this everyday.

    Have Rosacea. Put on Metronidazole Gel, Let it dry.Then put on Cetaphil Moisturizer, let it dry.,Sometimes have to pat it dry
    with a tissue, and then put on sunblock. It's a time consuming
    process, but has helped me since I do have to shave.


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