Generic Name and Formulations:
Clindamycin (as phosphate) 1%, benzoyl peroxide 5%; gel.
Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.
Wash and dry skin. Apply once daily in the evening.
History of regional enteritis, ulcerative, pseudomembranous, or antibiotic-associated colitis.
Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, sun, UV light. Discontinue if significant diarrhea occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Additive irritation with other topical agents (caution). Avoid erythromycin.
Lincosamide antibiotic + antibacterial/keratolytic.
Erythema, peeling, burning, dryness, may bleach fabrics or hair; rare: superinfection, colitis, allergic reactions.
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