Used for Acne

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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about CLEOCIN-T

What is CLEOCIN-T?

What is CLEOCIN-T?

CLEOCIN-T is the brand name of clindamycin and is available as a topical gel, lotion, and solution.

What dosages is CLEOCIN-T available in?

What dosages is CLEOCIN-T available in?

CLEOCIN-T is available as a 1% topical gel, lotion, or solution.

What is CLEOCIN-T used for?

What is CLEOCIN-T used for?

CLEOCIN-T is an antibiotic used for acne.

How does CLEOCIN-T work?

How does CLEOCIN-T work?

CLEOCIN-T is an antibiotic. It treats acne by stopping acne-causing bacteria from growing and reproducing.

How do I take CLEOCIN-T?

How do I take CLEOCIN-T?

CLEOCIN-T is typically applied as a thin layer one to two times a day on the skin where acne appears. Use enough to cover the entire affected area lightly.

Is it safe for me to take CLEOCIN-T?

Is it safe for me to take CLEOCIN-T?

CLEOCIN-T is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You shoud not use this medication if you have a history of hypersensitivity to preparations containing clindamycin or lincomycin, a history of regional enteritis or ulcerative colitis, or a history of antibiotic-associated colitis.

CLEOCIN-T Common Side Effects

CLEOCIN-T Common Side Effects

Common side effects of CLEOCIN-T include:

  • Skin irritation
  • Dryness
  • Redness
  • Peeling
  • Burning
  • Oily skin
  • Skin that’s sensitive to the sun
CLEOCIN-T Serious Side Effects

CLEOCIN-T Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with CLEOCIN-T. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Allergic reaction
  • Severe diarrhea or stomach discomfort
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on CLEOCIN-T

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on CLEOCIN-T

The following medications may interact with CLEOCIN-T:

  • CLEOCIN-T may enhance the action of other neuromuscular blocking agents
Who makes CLEOCIN-T?

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Is CLEOCIN-T safe in pregnancy?

Is CLEOCIN-T safe in pregnancy?

CLEOCIN-T should be used during the first trimester of pregnancy only if clearly needed. If you become pregnant while receiving CLEOCIN-T, talk to your healthcare provider .


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