Clindamycin and Tretinoin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Clindamycin and Tretinoin?

(klin da MYE sin & TRET i noyn)

• This medicine is used to treat acne.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Skin may look worse before it looks better.

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

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

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

• Do not put coverings (bandages, dressings, make-up) over the area unless told to do so by healthcare provider.

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

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Short-term discomfort after use.

• Skin irritation.

• Sunburn.

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