Media Articles Related to Acanya (Benzoyl Peroxide / Clindamycin)
Canadian Dermatologists Issue New Acne Treatment Guidelines
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines [2015.11.18]
Canadian researchers have published evidence-based guidelines to aid in treating acne, which affects up to 85% of adolescents and young adults.
Reuters Health Information
New guideline for treating acne in children and adults
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.11.17]
A new guideline aims to help Canadian physicians, nurses and pharmacists treat children and adults with acne, a disease that can severely affect quality of life.
Source: MedicineNet Boils Specialty [2015.11.13]
Title: Acne (Pimples)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Acne: what causes it and how to relieve it
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2015.11.05]
Acne troubles many people, especially adolescents. The effects are physical and psychological, but treatment can alleviate even the most severe cases.
Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long: Study
Source: MedicineNet Acne Specialty [2015.10.30]
Title: Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
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« Gel and Both to a Vehicle Control in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris [Completed]
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
Evaluation of Quality of Life, Efficacy, and Tolerance of Duac´┐Ż Gel Compared to Differin´┐Ż Gel in the Treatment of Acne [Completed]
The objectives of this clinical trial are to compare the quality of life of the subjects,
the efficacy and the tolerance of Duac« Gel (gel formulation with a combination of
clindamycin phosphate [equivalent to 1% clindamycin] and 5% benzoyl peroxide), applied once
daily, against Differin« Gel (gel with 0. 1% adapalene), used once daily, in the treatment of
mild to moderate acne vulgaris.
Safety and Tolerability of Acanya Gel in Combination With Atralin Gel for Acne Vulgaris [Active, not recruiting]
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether Cerave lotion followed by Acanya Gel in the
morning in combination with Cerave lotion followed by Atralin gel in the evening is safe and
effective for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
Evaluate Therapeutic Equivalence and Safety of Two Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gels in Acne Vulgaris [Completed]
Evaluation of the Effectiveness, Safety, and Tolerability of Duac Akne Gel and Epiduo Gel in the Treatment of Facial Acne Vulgaris [Completed]
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of two marketed products in
subjects with facial acne vulgaris
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. |