Clindamycin & Benzoyl Peroxide

Clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide treats acne. Avoid getting it in your hair or on colored fabric as it may bleach hair or colored fabric. Limit your time in the sun while using this medication.

Clindamycin & Benzoyl Peroxide Overview

Reviewed: November 25, 2014

Clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide is a prescription medication used to treat acne in patients 12 and older.

Clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide comes as a gel to be applied to the affected skin once daily or twice daily (morning and evening) depending on which brand you are using. 

Common side effects of clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide include skin irritation, burning sensation, itching, and rash. 

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Clindamycin & Benzoyl Peroxide Brand Names

Clindamycin & Benzoyl Peroxide may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Clindamycin & Benzoyl Peroxide Drug Class

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