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Drug Name:

DUAC Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Clindamycin (as phosphate) 1%, benzoyl peroxide 5%; gel.

Company:
Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for DUAC:

Acne vulgaris.

Adult:

Wash and dry skin. Apply once daily in the evening.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

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

Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, sun, UV light. Discontinue if significant diarrhea occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Additive irritation with other topical agents (caution). Avoid erythromycin.

Pharmacological Class:

Lincosamide antibiotic + antibacterial/keratolytic.

Adverse Reactions:

Erythema, peeling, burning, dryness, may bleach fabrics or hair; rare: superinfection, colitis, allergic reactions.

How Supplied:

Gel—45g

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