Clindoxyl® Gel (Clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide) - A - Detailing from Skin Therapy Letter

 

Clindoxyl® Gel (Clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide)

 

 

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SIDE EFFECTS, SAFETY AND RISKS

 

 

  • Overall tolerance was rated as excellent in 94% of patients
  • Potential side effects expected in some patients
    • Pruritus, erythema, dryness and worsening of acne
  • Suggestions for minimizing side effects in practice are as follows:
    • For those with sensitive skin, apply less product
    • Using Clindoxyl Gel on unwashed skin reduces irritation
    • Washing off the product after a few minutes for the first few days can reduce irritation, as can applying only on alternate days until tolerated

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