Clindamycin Phosphate & Benzoyl Peroxide Cream Gel 1.2%/5%

  • Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 1.2%/5% is bioequivalent (similar) to the brand DUAC® Gel, another product used to treat acne in people 12 years of age and older.
  • Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel is a combination of 2 active ingredients, a topical antibiotic and an antimicrobial, that work together to slow or stop the growth of bacteria that causes acne.
  • Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel is formulated in a cosmetically elegant gel that is applied to the face in a thin layer once per day.

Next Steps

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Important Information

Indication

Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel 1.2%/5% is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat inflamed acne in people 12 years and older.

Important Safety Information

  • Do not use Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel if you have had Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, inflammation of the colon (colitis) with past antibiotic use, or an allergic reaction to clindamycin, lincomycin, benzoyl peroxide, or any of the ingredients in Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel.
  • Limit your time in sunlight. Avoid using tanning beds or sun lamps. If you have to be in sunlight, wear sunscreen, a wide-brimmed hat or other protective clothing.
  • Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel may bleach hair or colored fabric.
  • For use on the skin only (topical use). Do not get in your mouth, eyes, vagina, or on your lips.
  • Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel may cause serious side effects, including inflammation of the colon (colitis) and allergic reactions.
  • The most common side effects with Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel are skin reactions and may include redness, peeling, dryness, and burning.
  • Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For additional safety and other information, including Patient Information, please see Full Prescribing Information. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.