Benzoyl Peroxide;Clindamycin Topical Gel 5-1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Benzoyl Peroxide;Clindamycin: Topical gel (5-1%)

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Clindamycin/Benzoyl 1%-5% Gel
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Clindamycin/Benzoyl 1%-5% Gel

What is this Medicine?

BENZOYL PEROXIDE;CLINDAMYCIN GEL (BEN zoe ill per OX ide; klin da MYE sin) is used on the skin to treat mild to moderate acne.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Benzoyl Peroxide;Clindamycin: Topical gel(5-1%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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In-Depth Information

Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide 1%-5% Topical Gel

NDC: 003788688
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Vulgaris

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (up to 77 degrees F)
Do not freeze
Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide 1%-5% Topical Gel

Reported Side Effects for Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide 1%-5% Topical Gel

Itching Incidence:
<17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Pseudomembranous Colitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Skin Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
<26.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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