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Clindets (clindamycin) are 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 using a Clindets applicator for the application of Clindamycin Phosphate Topical Solution twice daily to affected area. More than one pledget may be used. Each pledget should be used only once and then discarded.

Remove pledget from foil just before use. Do not use if the seal is broken.

Discard after single use.


Clindets® (Clindamycin Phosphate Pledgets) 1%* * equivalent to 1% clindamycin (10 mg/mL) is available in the following size:

69 pledget container - NDC 0145-2472-80

Store at controlled room temperature, 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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