Clindamycin and Benzoyl Peroxide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Clindamycin and Benzoyl Peroxide?

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• This medicine is used to treat acne.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Protect clothing and hair from staining.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Use other acne medicines cautiously. Increased skin irritation can occur.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Dry skin.

• Skin irritation.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing;...

 
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