Clindamycin/Tretinoin

BreastfeedingPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Velac; Veltin (Astellas, Stiefel); Ziana (Medicis)
  • INDICATIONS: Acne vulgaris (topical use only)
  • CLASS: Antibiotic; lincosamide, Retinoid
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Erythromycin, Neuromuscular blocking agents, Other topical medications with a skin drying effect

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Contra-indicated in patients with regional enteritis, ulcerative colitis, or history of antibiotic-associated colitis.

Exposure to sunlight, sunlamps, and weather extremes should be avoided during the use of clindamycin/tretinoin gel.

The reactions listed below are specific to the clindamycin/tretinoin combination product. See also profiles of clindamycin and tretinoin for reactions associated with the individual products.

Our database has 19 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
LOCAL.
OTHER.


Page last updated 09/03/2019

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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