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CLINDAMYCIN Phosphate Topical Gel or Lotion (GREENSTONE LLC)

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CLINDAMYCIN Phosphate Topical Gel or Lotion (GREENSTONE LLC) Quick Finder

INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Clindamycin phosphate topical solution, clindamycin phosphate topical gel and clindamycin phosphate topical lotion are indicated in the treatment of acne vulgaris. In view of the potential for diarrhea...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Apply a thin film of clindamycin phosphate topical solution, clindamycin phosphate topical lotion, clindamycin phosphate topical gel, or use a clindamycin phosphate topical solution pledget for the...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Clindamycin phosphate topical solution, clindamycin phosphate topical gel and clindamycin phosphate topical lotion are contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to preparations...

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WARNINGS

Orally and parenterally administered clindamycin has been associated with severe colitis which may result in patient death. Use of the topical formulation of clindamycin results in absorption of...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

In 18 clinical studies of various formulations of clindamycin phosphate using placebo vehicle and/or active comparator drugs as controls, patients experienced a number of treatment emergent adverse...

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OVERDOSAGE

Topically applied clindamycin phosphate can be absorbed in sufficient amounts to produce systemic effects. (see WARNINGS).

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DESCRIPTION

Clindamycin phosphate topical solution and clindamycin phosphate topical lotion contain clindamycin phosphate, USP, at a concentration equivalent to 10 mg clindamycin per milliliter. Clindamycin phosphate topical...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Mechanism of Action

The mechanism of action of clindamycin in treating acne vulgaris is unknown.

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HOW SUPPLIED

Clindamycin phosphate topical solution containing clindamycin phosphate equivalent to 10 mg clindamycin per milliliter is available in the following sizes:

30 mL applicator bottle—...

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