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Clindamycin phosphate (Cleocin, Clindagel, ClindaDerm, Clindets, Evoclin) is an antibiotic that can treat several types of bacterial infections. The medicine works by interfering with the bacterium's ability to manufacture proteins.Read more about side effects, drug interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information.

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Terms related to clindamycin-topical:

  • Clinda-Derm
  • Cleocin T