Active Ingredient(s): Clindamycin Phosphate + Benzoyl Peroxide
FDA Approved: * October 21, 2008
Pharm Company: * DOW PHARM
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".

Acanya Overview

The drug combination benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin is a topical gel used for the treatment of acne. It is sold under the trade names Duac (by Stiefel Labs) and BenzaClin (by Sanofi Aventis). Both contain 1% clindamycin phosphate, an antibiotic, and 5% benzoyl peroxide, an antiseptic. Another brand is Onexton (by Valeant) with 1.2% clindamycin phosphate and 3.75% benzoyl peroxide.[1][2] All formulations are prescription drugs. Common side effects include peeling,...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Clindamycin Phosphate + Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Gel: 1.2% + 2.5%, 2.5% + 1.2%, 3.75% + 1.2%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Acanya: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 13548-132 Acanya Topical Gel by Coria Laboratories
  • 59987-101 Acanya Kit by Dow Pharmaceuticals Sciences

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