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CLINDAGEL
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Drug Name:

CLINDAGEL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Clindamycin (as phosphate) 1%; gel.

Company:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CLINDAGEL:

Acne vulgaris.

Adult:

Apply thin film once daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

History of regional enteritis, ulcerative or antibiotic-associated colitis.

Warnings/Precautions:

Atopic patients. Discontinue if significant diarrhea occurs. Pregnancy (Cat. B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

May potentiate neuromuscular blockers. May antagonize erythromycin.

Pharmacological Class:

Lincosamide antibiotic.

Adverse Reactions:

Pruritus, peeling, abdominal pain, GI disturbances, gram (–) folliculitis; rare: diarrhea, colitis.

How Supplied:

Gel—40mL, 75mL

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