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Drug Name:

EVOCLIN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Clindamycin (as phosphate) 1%; foam; contains alcohol.

Company:
Mylan Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for EVOCLIN:

Acne vulgaris.

Adult:

Wash and dry skin. Apply once daily. Dispense an amount that will cover the affected area(s) into cap or other cool surface. Pick up a small amount of foam with fingertips and massage into affected area(s) until foam disappears.

Children:

<12yrs: not established.

Contraindications:

History of regional enteritis, ulcerative or antibiotic-associated colitis (including pseudomembranous colitis).

Warnings/Precautions:

Atopic patients. Discontinue if significant diarrhea, irritation, or dermatitis occurs. Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, lips, other mucous membranes or broken skin. Discontinue if no improvement after 6–8 weeks or if condition worsens. Product is flammable. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Lincosamide antibiotic.

Interactions:

Concomitant erythromycin-containing products: not recommended. May potentiate neuromuscular blockers. Antiperistaltic agents (eg, opiates, diphenoxylate with atropine) may prolong and/or worsen severe colitis. Cross-resistance may occur with erythromycin.

Adverse Reactions:

Application site reactions (eg, burning, pruritus, dryness), headache, irritation, gram (–) folliculitis, abdominal pain, Gl disturbances; rare: diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis.

How Supplied:

Foam—50g, 100g

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