Media Articles Related to Acanya (Benzoyl Peroxide / Clindamycin)
Source: MedicineNet Boils Specialty [2014.10.17]
Title: Acne (Pimples)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Acne Pictures Slideshow: A Visual Dictionary
Source: MedicineNet Acne Specialty [2014.10.16]
Title: Acne Pictures Slideshow: A Visual Dictionary
Created: 10/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
Could compound in red wine, grapes treat acne?
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2014.10.05]
Researchers have found that resveratrol - a compound naturally found in red grapes - could be an effective treatment for acne, especially when combined with another medication.
Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars
Source: MedicineNet Acne Specialty [2014.10.01]
Title: Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars
Category: Health News
Created: 10/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
Bacteria may help treat acne, ulcers
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2014.09.30]
Bacteria that eat ammonia - a major component of sweat - may one day be used to treat acne, ulcers and other skin disorders, say researchers.
Published Studies Related to Acanya (Benzoyl Peroxide / Clindamycin)
Fitzpatrick skin types and clindamycin phosphate 1.2%/benzoyl peroxide gel:
efficacy and tolerability of treatment in moderate to severe acne. 
efficacy of acne medications in skin of color... CONCLUSIONS: Acne subjects with Fitzpatrick skin types IV-VI were not found to be
Treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris in a Hispanic population: a
post-hoc analysis of efficacy and tolerability of clindamycin phosphate
1.2%/benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel. 
in Hispanics... CONCLUSIONS: Overall efficacy and tolerability with clindamycin phosphate
Efficacy and safety of topical nadifloxacin and benzoyl peroxide versus clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide in acne vulgaris: A randomized controlled trial. [2011.11]
BACKGROUND: Topical therapy with comedolytics and antibiotics are often advocated for mild and moderate severity acne vulgaris. Nadifloxacin, a new fluoroquinolone with anti-Propionibacterium acnes activity and additional anti-inflammatory activity, is approved for use in acne. This randomized controlled assessor blind trial compared the clinical effectiveness and safety of eight weeks therapy of nadifloxacin 1% versus clindamycin 1% as add-on therapy to benzoyl peroxide (2.5%) in mild to moderate grade acne... CONCLUSIONS: Topical nadifloxacin, a new fluoroquinolone is effective, tolerable, and safe for mild o moderate facial acne. Its clinical effectiveness is comparable to clindamycin when used as add-on therapy to benzoyl peroxide.
Efficacy of topical combination of benzoyl peroxide 5% and clindamycin 1% for the treatment of progressive macular hypomelanosis: a randomized, doubleblind, placebo-controlled trial. [2011.02]
BACKGROUND: Progressive macular hypomelanosis is a dermatosis without definite etiology. There is no consensus or first-line therapy in the treatment of progressive macular hypomelanosis, and the treatment options used are very little effective. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of the topical combination of benzoyl peroxide 5% and clindamycin 1% associated with sun exposure for the treatment of progressive macular hypomelanosis... CONCLUSION: The topical combination of benzoyl peroxide 5% and clindamycin 1% is effective in the treatment of progressive macular hypomelanosis.
Efficacy of topical combination of benzoyl peroxide 5% and clindamycin 1% for the
treatment of progressive macular hypomelanosis: a randomized, doubleblind,
placebo-controlled trial. [Article in English, Portuguese] 
treatment of progressive macular hypomelanosis... CONCLUSION: The topical combination of benzoyl peroxide 5% and clindamycin 1% is
Clinical Trials Related to Acanya (Benzoyl Peroxide / Clindamycin)
Study Comparing Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel to Acanya´┐Ż Gel and Both to a Vehicle Control in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris [Recruiting]
The objective of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy profiles of Taro
Pharmaceutical Inc.'s Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 1. 2%/2. 5% to Acanya«
(Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide) Gel, 1. 2%/2. 5% and to demonstrate the superior
efficacy of the two active formulations over that of the vehicle in the treatment of acne
A Study Comparing Clindamycin 1%/Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Topical Gel to Duac´┐Ż Topical Gel in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris [Recruiting]
The objective of this study is to compare the relative efficacy and safety of the test
formulation Clindamycin 1%/Benzoyl Peroxide 5% Topical Gel (Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc.) to
the marketed formulation Duac« Topical Gel (Clindamycin 1%/Benzoyl Peroxide 5%) (Stiefel) in
the treatment of the inflamed lesions of acne vulgaris. Both the test and reference
formulations will also be compared to a placebo formulation to test for superiority.
Comparing OTC Acne Treatment to Prescription Regimen [Recruiting]
This research is being done to find out the safety and efficacy of two acne creams, Effaclar
and Benzaclin when used twice daily with a topical retinoid. Effaclar and Benzaclin are FDA
approved for the treatment of acne.
A Study to Evaluate Tolerability of Two Topical Drug Products in the Treatment of Facial Acne [Recruiting]
Multi-center, single-blind, randomized, comparative, split-face study. The duration of the
study is 8 weeks. Commencing at baseline, subjects will apply once daily both clindamycin
and benzoyl peroxide gel and benzoyl peroxide/adapalene gel in a bilateral split-face
fashion (allocation to left and right side randomly assigned) for an initial 2 weeks. After
visit 3, subjects will commence application of clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide gel to the
entire face for an additional 6 weeks.
PATIENT REVIEWS / RATINGS / COMMENTS
Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Acanya has an overall score of 9. The effectiveness score is 10 and the side effect score is 8. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst.
Acanya review by 32 year old female patient
|Overall rating:|| || |
|Effectiveness:|| || Highly Effective|
|Side effects:|| || Mild Side Effects|
|Condition / reason:|| || Cystic Acne|
|Dosage & duration:|| || Small amount for affected area. (dosage frequency: daily) for the period of 2 months|
|Other conditions:|| || Scaring |
|Other drugs taken:|| || Atralin |
|Benefits:|| || Acanya Gel treated cystic acne, blackheads, whiteheads, and any inflamed acne on my face. The water-based/fragrance-free gel did not cause ant stinging or burning.
Within in a month, my face is completely clear of all acne. Scars have also faded and smoothed out. |
|Side effects:|| || Dryness, slight redness and a small amount of peeling.|
|Comments:|| || The combination of clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide is used to treat acne. The combination of clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide works by killing the bacteria that cause acne. |