Active Ingredient(s): Clindamycin Phosphate + Tretinoin
FDA Approved: * July 16, 2010
Pharm Company: * STIEFEL GSK
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Veltin Overview

The drug combination clindamycin/tretinoin (trade name Ziana and Veltin) is a topical acne treatment. It combines clindamycin phosphate (1.2%), an antibiotic, and tretinoin (0.025%), a retinoid.[1] There is a generic form.[citation needed] It comes in 2, 30, and 60 gram tubes and should be stored at 77 degrees F, with the tube tightly shut away from light.[2] Side effects may include peeling, redness, dryness, itching and photosensitivity. Also, topical clindamycin may rarely cause diarrhea o...

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Veltin and makeup
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I had a severe acne breakout due to stress so I have been using Veltin for 3 weeks and noticed some improvment but not as much as I was hoping for. I'm not stressed anymore but am still having a few new pimples. I'm wondering if wearing makeup delays the healing process since Veltin opens the pores? ## Hi Valerie, I was prescribed to this as well for acne from my dermatologist. I wear makeup too, and I was curious about the same thing. I am going to try to avoid using makeup, unless I need it. Makeup could get trapped in the open pores, especially foundation. If you need makeup, try mineral makeup because it will not clog the pores the same way as other makeup. You can still use eye makeup, as the gel is not applied around the eyes. Hope this helped!!! ## That is true, almost an...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Clindamycin Phosphate + Tretinoin
  • Gel: 1.2% + 0.025%, 1.2%/0.025%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Veltin: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0145-0071 Veltin Topical Gel by Stiefel Laboratories Inc

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (29 results)

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Veltin and makeup I had a severe acne breakout due to stress so I have been using Veltin for 3 weeks and noticed some improvment but not a... 2 replies
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