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clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide - topical, Benzaclin, Duac

GENERIC NAME: CLINDAMYCIN/BENZOYL PEROXIDE - TOPICAL (klin-duh-MY sin/BEN-zoh-ill per-OX-ide)

BRAND NAME(S): Benzaclin, Duac

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USES: This combination medication is used to treat a certain type of acne (inflammatory acne vulgaris). It helps to decrease the number of acne pimples. Clindamycin is an antibiotic that stops the growth of acne-causing bacteria. Benzoyl peroxide can also stop the growth of bacteria as well as reduce oil production in the skin, helping keep your pores open.




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