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Clindets

SIDE EFFECTS

In 18 clinical studies of various topical formulations of clindamycin phosphate using placebo vehicle and/or active comparator drugs as controls, patients experienced a number of treatment emergent adverse dermatological events (see table below).

 

Number of patients reporting events
Treatment Emergent
Adverse Event
Solution
n=553 (%)
Gel
n=148 (%)
Lotion
n=160 (%)
Burning
62 (11)
15 (10)
17 (11)
36 (7)
15 (10)
17 (11)
Burning/Itching
60 (11)
# (-)
# (-)
Dryness
105 (19)
34 (23)
29 (18)
86 (16)
10 (7)
22 (14)
Oiliness/Oily Skin
8 (1)
26 (18)
12 * (10)
Peeling
61 (11)
# (-)
11 (7)
# not recorded     
* of 126 subjects

Read the Clindets (clindamycin) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

DRUG INTERACTIONS

Clindamycin has been shown to have neuromuscular blocking properties that may enhance the action of other neuromuscular blocking agents. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients receiving such agents.

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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