Clindoxyl Gel (Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide) is a prescription gel that is used to treat acne. Clindamycin belongs to the family of medications known as antibiotics. Benzoyl Peroxide has antibacterial effects and is a peeling agent. This medication works by killing bacteria that cause acne and by peeling off skin cells. It may take several weeks to months to see an improvement in your acne.
Canadian Pharmacy King currently offers the brand Clindoxyl Gel from Canada manufactured by Stiefel. It is available in the strength of 1%/3%/45 gm and 1%/5%/45 gm gel. There is no generic available for this medication.
The common side effects of Clindoxyl Gel may include burning, dry skin, itching, redness and skin peeling.
Inform your doctor right away if you have any of the following side effects such as:
• Abdominal or stomach pain or cramping;
• Blood or mucus in your stool;
• Persistent diarrhea
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
You should not use Clindoxyl if you are allergic to Clindamycin or benzoyl peroxide or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. You should use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Inform your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters or redness. This gel may bleach your hair or colored fabric. Avoid contact with hair or clothing. This medication should not be used during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. Clindoxyl may pass into breast milk and could affect a nursing infant. Talk to your doctor before breastfeeding.
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