How does clindamycin benzoyl peroxide interact with other drugs or food?

You should be able to keep eating what you normally eat, but clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide may interact with some other topical medications. Erythromycin can reduce clindamycin benzoyl peroxide's effectiveness. If you are suffering from diarrhea as a side effect of using clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide, do not treat it before speaking with your doctor; some medications might make it worse. Other skin medications and products, such as over-the-counter medicated soaps, may also cause you to have increased skin irritation. Discuss your skin regimen with your dermatologist before using clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide with other products.

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