topical clindamycin (Cleocin T, Clindagel, ClindaDerm, Clindets, Evoclin)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

What is topical clindamycin phosphate (Cleocin T, Clindagel, ClindaDerm, Clindets, Evoclin)?

Clindamycin is an antibiotic used for treating several infections. It is effective against several types of bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus epidermidis, and Propionibacterium acnes.

What brand names are available for topical clindamycin phosphate?

Cleocin T, Clindagel, ClindaDerm, Clindets, and Evoclin are the brand names available for topical clindamycin phosphate in the US.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/9/2016

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