Clindasol 1% cream (Clindamycin phosphate) is a prescription medication used to control acne. Acne is a skin condition where the hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Although acne affects people of all ages, it is more common in teenagers. Topical Clindasol is used to treat skin infections caused by bacteria. The active ingredient in Clindasol is Clindamycin phosphate. Clindamycin belongs to a class of drugs called lincomycin antibiotics. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of bacteria. It also has anti-inflammatory effects, helping pimples become less red and swollen. Topical Clindasol may be used alone or with other acne treatments.
We currently offer generic Clindamycin phosphate from Canada in the strength of 1%/30ml topical gel. The brand Clindasol is not available.
Get medical help immediately if you have any of these signs or an allergic reaction while using Clindasol. The most common side effects of Clindasol may include the following:
• Oily skin;
• Peeling skin;
Contact your doctor right away if you have any of the severe side effects, including:
• Bloody stool;
• Severe headache;
• Stomach pain
These are not all of the side effects of Clindamycin. Always contact your doctor if you notice any unusual symptoms.
You should not apply Clindasol if you are allergic to Clindamycin or any ingredient in Clindasol. Before you start taking this medication, tell your doctor about your medical history, especially if you:
• Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed;
• Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant;
• Have allergic skin reactions;
• Have an intestinal disorder such as colitis or Crohn’s disease;
• Have eczema;
• Have had a history of asthma;
• Have kidney disease;
• Have liver disease
Tell your doctor about all your medications, including prescription, OTC, herbal supplements, and vitamins. There may be drug interactions between Clindasol and other medicines, including erythromycin. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Clindasol should only be used in pregnancy if the benefits outweigh the risks. It is unknown if this drug is excreted in breast milk. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan on breastfeeding. Do not apply this topical medication on broken skin. Apply Clindasol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Wash the affected area with mild soap, rinse, and pat dry before applying the medication. Apply the cream with your fingertips in a gentle rubbing motion. Wash your hands before and after using the cream. Avoid your eyes, nostrils, mouth, and other mucous membranes when applying Clindasol. Clindasol contains sunscreens and may provide limited sun protection for a limited time. Avoid exposure to sunlight and sunlamps. Wear broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 15 daily. Do not stop using Clindamycin phosphate without discussing it with your doctor. Use this medication for the full length of time it was prescribed to prevent your symptoms from returning. Keep Clindasol and other medicines out of sight and reach of children. Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature.
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