This site is intended for healthcare professionals


Select the drug indication to add to your list

Compare To Related Drugs
View/Edit/Compare Drugs In My List

Only 4 drugs may be compared at once

Drug Name:


Generic Name and Formulations:
Clindamycin (as phosphate) 1%; foam; contains alcohol.

Mylan Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for EVOCLIN:

Acne vulgaris.


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.


Not recommended.


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).

Pharmacological Class:

Lincosamide antibiotic.

Adverse Reactions:

Application site reactions (eg, burning, pruritus, dryness), headache, irritation, gram (–) folliculitis, abdominal pain, Gl disturbances; rare: diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis.

How Supplied:

Foam—50g, 100g

Join MIMS Learning now to manage all your CPD and notes in one place!

By registering you agree with our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Already a MIMS Learning member?

Sign In Now »
Red flag CPD modules
0.50 Credits
Red flags

Fever in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Fever in adults can have potentially serious causes, ranging from sepsis to malignancy. Dr Pipin Singh...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Bone pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh advises on how to identify red flags in patients presenting with bone...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Pregnancy - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Matthew West covers the red flags to look out for in pregnancy, including back pain, bleeding, headaches...

Font Awesome Icons
View more
Clinical review CPD modules
1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Bronchiectasis: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2016 by Dr Anthony De Soyza, advises on causes, investigations and managing...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Brugada syndrome: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Keith Barnard discusses the aetiology and symptoms of Brugada syndrome. Key learning points for GPs...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Measles: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Kirsty Le Doare and Dr Nuria Martinez-Alier describe the signs and symptoms of measles and outline...

Font Awesome Icons
View more

is free, fast, and customized just for you!

Already a member?

Sign In Now »