Cleocin T (Topical)
Cleocin T (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information
Cleocin T (Topical)
Cleocin T (Topical) Medication Classification
CLINDAMYCIN (On the skin)
Cleocin T (Topical) Brandname
Cleocin T, Clindagel, ClindaMax, Clinda-Derm, Z-Clinz 10, Z-Clinz 5, Clindets
Cleocin T (Topical) is used for the Treatment
Clindamycin (klin-da-MYE-sin) Treats acne and skin infections.Belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics.
When To Not Use Cleocin T (Topical)
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to Cleocin® or Lincocin® or if you have had an intestinal or stomach disease.
How Should You Use Cleocin T (Topical)
Pad, Lotion, Liquid, Gel/Jelly
- Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use and how often.
- Use this medicine only on your skin.
- Shake the liquid well before use.
- Wash and dry skin before using your medicine.
- Put the medicine on your skin in a thin layer.
- Continue using medicine for as long as your doctor tells you. If a dose is missed:
- Use the medicine as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose.
- Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
- Do not put on two doses at the same time.
Proper Cleocin T (Topical) Storage
Store Cleocin T (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Cleocin T (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Cleocin T (Topical)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- If your doctor has prescribed other medicines to be used on your skin, use them at a different time than clindamycin.
- Some cosmetics or make-ups may cause your acne to get worse. They may also cause clindamycin to irritate your skin. Use water-based cosmetics.
Cleocin T (Topical) Warnings
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
Cleocin T (Topical) Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Hives or rash
- Swelling of the face, throat, or lips
- Severe diarrhea (watery or bloody) If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Dryness or peeling of skin
- Irritation or burning of skin