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(Clindamycin Phosphate)

Formulation : Topical Gel

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Clindagel /Clindamycin Phosphate used for?

Clindagel is an antibiotic used to fight bacteria and serious bacterial infections occurring on the skin. This medication can be used for severe acne.

How should Clindagel /Clindamycin Phosphate be stored?

Store Clindagel at room temperature away from heat and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Clindagel/Clindamycin Phosphate ?

Take Clindagel exactly as prescribed by your health care provider. Do not apply more medication more often than prescribed. This will not increase the speed of the medications effects, but it will increase the side effects experienced.

When should Clindagel /Clindamycin Phosphate not be taken?

If you have allergies to any ingredients listed on the label of Clindagel or have allergies to lincomycin do not use this medication. If you have enteritis, ulcerative colitis, or have ever experienced severe diarrhea from an antibiotic medication you may be unable to use this medication.

What precautions should I follow when taking Clindagel /Clindamycin Phosphate ?

Do not combine this medication with other harsh skin soaps, shampoos, cleansers, or hair waxes.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Clindagel /Clindamycin Phosphate ?

Do not smoke while using the topical foam form of this medication or right after using it as the contents of the canister are flammable. If you experience diarrhea from this medication contact your doctor. Diarrhea may be a sign of an additional infection.

When should Clindagel /Clindamycin Phosphate not be taken?

Severe: Severe redness, itching, or dryness of treat skin areas; or diarrhea that is watery or bloody.

Common: Mild burning or itching; mild dryness or redness of treated area.

Other: None.

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