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

Benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin is a topical gel used for the treatment of acne. It is a combination of clindamycin, an antibiotic, and benzoyl peroxide, an antiseptic. All formulations are prescription drugs. Common side effects include peeling, itching, and dryness of the skin where the gel was applied. Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Efficacy 1.2 Pregnancy and lactation 2 Contraindications 3 Side effects 4 Interactions 5 Pharmacology 5.1 Mechanism of action 5.2 Pharmacokinetics 6 Society ...

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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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