Generic Name and Formulations:
Clindamycin (as phosphate) 1%; foam; contains alcohol.
Wash and dry skin. Apply once daily. Dispense an amount that will cover the affected area(s) into cap or other cool surface. Pick up a small amount of foam with fingertips and massage into affected area(s) until foam disappears.
History of regional enteritis, ulcerative or antibiotic-associated colitis (including pseudomembranous colitis).
Atopic patients. Discontinue if significant diarrhea, irritation, or dermatitis occurs. Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, lips, other mucous membranes or broken skin. Discontinue if no improvement after 6–8 weeks or if condition worsens. Product is flammable. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
May potentiate neuromuscular blockers. Cross-resistance may occur with erythromycin. Prolonged and/or worsened severe colitis with antiperistaltic agents (eg, opiates, diphenoxylate with atropine).
Application site reactions (eg, burning, pruritus, dryness), headache, irritation, gram (–) folliculitis, abdominal pain, Gl disturbances; rare: diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis.
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