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Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution

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Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution

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Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution is indicated in the treatment of acne vulgaris. In view of the potential for diarrhea, bloody diarrhea and pseudomembranous colitis, the physician should consider whether other agents are more appropriate. (See CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS and ADVERSE REACTIONS.)


Apply a thin film of Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution or use a Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution pledget for the application of Clindamycin Phosphate twice daily to affected area. More than one pledget may be used. Each pledget should be used only once and then be discarded.

Pledget: Remove pledget from jar just before use. Do not use if the seal under the cap is broken. Discard after single use. Keep all liquid dosage forms in containers tightly closed.


Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution containing clindamycin phosphate equivalent to 10 mg clindamycin per milliliter is available in the following sizes: 30 mL applicator bottle, 60 mL applicator bottle.

Clindamycin Phosphate Pledgets contains Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution. The solution contains Clindamycin Phosphate equivalent to 10 mg clindamycin per milliliter. Clindamycin Phosphate Pledgets is available in a Jar of 60 single-use pledget applicators and a Jar of 69 single-use pledget applicators.

Store at controlled room temperature 15° to 30° C (59° to 86° F) [See USP]. Protect from freezing. Flash Point 75° F.

Distributed By Perrigo, Allegan, MI 49010. FDA revision date: 11/1/2002

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/7/2009

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