Clindamycin Topical Solution 1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Clindamycin: Topical solution (1%)

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Clindamycin 1% Top Soln
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Clindamycin 1% Top Soln

What is this Medicine?

CLINDAMYCIN (KLIN da MYE sin) is a lincosamide antibiotic. It is used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Cleocin T: Topical solution (1%)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Clindamycin: Topical solution(1%)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Clindamycin Phosphate 1% Topical Solution

NDC: 597623728
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Vulgaris

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acne Rosacea, Pemphigus, Erythrasma, Folliculitis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Clindamycin Phosphate 1% Topical Solution

Reported Side Effects for Clindamycin Phosphate 1% Topical Solution

Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Pseudomembranous Colitis Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
1.0-23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
7.0-16.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
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 B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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