GENERIC NAME: CLINDAMYCIN AND BENZOYL PEROXIDE COMBINATION PACK - TOPICAL (klin-duh-MY-sin/BEN-zoh-ill per-OX-ide)
BRAND NAME(S): Z-Clinz
USES: This combination medication is used to treat moderate acne. It contains clindamycin which is an antibiotic and benzoyl peroxide. The two medications work together to remove excess oils and decrease the amount of bacteria that causes acne.
HOW TO USE: Use this medication topically, usually twice daily, or as directed by your doctor. Do not use it more often than prescribed. You may need to use it less often if your skin becomes too dry at the beginning of your treatment. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further details. Before applying this medication, gently wash your face, rinse it, and pat the affected skin area dry. Avoid getting this medication into your eyes, nose, mouth, and broken or inflamed skin since it may cause irritation. If this occurs, rinse the area well with water. There are two different medications in this product. Apply the clindamycin solution first and then the benzoyl peroxide gel as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Wash your hands after each use. Follow the instructions provided with these medications. If you have any questions, ask your pharmacist. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same time(s) each day. It may take a few weeks before you notice significant improvement. Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
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