"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene), a once-daily topical gel for the over-the-counter (OTC) treatment of acne. Differin Gel 0.1% is approved for use in people 12 years of age and older.
VELTIN™ (clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin) Gel, 1.2%/0.025% is indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years or older.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
VELTIN (clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin gel) Gel should be applied once daily in the evening, gently rubbing the medication to lightly cover the entire affected area. Approximately a pea sized amount will be needed for each application. Avoid the eyes, lips, and mucous membranes.
VELTTN Gel is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
VELTIN (clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin gel) Gel, containing clindamycin phosphate 1.2% and tretinoin 0.025%, is a yellow, opaque topical gel. Each gram of VELTIN (clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin gel) Gel contains, as dispensed, 10 mg (1%) clindamycin as clindamycin phosphate, and 0.25 mg (0.025%) tretinoin solubilized in an aqueous based gel.
VELTIN (clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin gel) Gel is supplied as follows:
30 g aluminum tubes...................NDC 0145-0071-30
Storage and Handling
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F).
- Protect from heat.
- Protect from light.
- Protect from freezing.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Keep tube tightly closed.
Manufactured for: Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Manufactured by: DPT Laboratories, Ltd. 307 E. Josephine Street San Antonio, TX 78215. Revised: 07/2010This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/5/2010
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