Generic Name and Formulations:
Clindamycin (as phosphate) 1.2%, benzoyl peroxide 2.5%; gel.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Indications for ACANYA:
Topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
Wash and dry skin. Apply a small (pea-sized) amount in a thin layer to the face once daily. Wash hands after use.
History of regional enteritis, ulcerative or antibiotic-associated colitis.
Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, broken skin, sun, UV light. Discontinue if significant diarrhea occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Lincosamide antibiotic + antibacterial/keratolytic.
Avoid concomitant erythromycin. Additive irritation with other topical acne products. May potentiate neuromuscular blocking agents.
Application site pain, exfoliation, irritation; may bleach fabrics or hair; rare: superinfection, colitis.