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clindamycin

 [klin″dah-mi´sin]
1. a semisynthetic antibiotic that is a derivative of lincomycin; used to treat gram-positive penicillin-resistant infections.
2. a semisynthetic derivative of lincomycin used systemically, topically, and vaginally as an antibacterial, primarily against gram-positive bacteria; used also as the hydrochloride and phosphate salts and as the hydrochloride salt of the ester of clindamycin and palmitic acid (clindamycin palmitate hydrochloride).

clindamycin

(klĭn′də-mī′sĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic antibiotic, C18H33ClN2O5S, derived from lincomycin and active against gram-positive bacteria.

clindamycin

Infectious disease An antibiotic combined with pyrimethamine to treat and prevent toxoplasmosis, PCP and, topically, for acne vulgaris Adverse effects Diarrhea, dysgeusia. See AIDS.

clindamycin

An antibiotic drug that penetrates well into bone to treat OSTEOMYELITIS. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Dalacin C and, for external use, Dalacin T.
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Evoclin is unique because of its proprietary VersaFoam vehicle, he said.
* Comment: In a noninferiority study that compared 386 patients using Evoclin Foam with 385 using clindamycin phosphate gel 1%, Evoclin reduced total acne lesions by 43%, compared with the reference drug's 36% reduction.
Evoclin is novel because of its proprietary VersaFoam vehicle, said Dr.
The FDA approved Evoclin (clindamycin) Foam, 1% for topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years and older.
Some of the newest and best-known Stiefel brands are Duac topical gel (clindamycin, 1% benzoyl peroxide, 5%) available in the Duac Care System; Evoclin (clindamycin phosphate) foam, 1%; Luxiq (betamethasone valerate) foam, 0.12%; MimyX cream; Olux (clobetasol propionate) foam, 0.05%, and Ohix-E (clobetasol propionate) foam, 0.05%, also available in the Olux/Olux-E complete pack; Soriatane (acitretin) capsules, available in the Soriatane CK convenience kit; Verdeso (desonide) foam, 0.05%; Brevoxyl-4 creamy wash (benzoyl peroxide 4%) and Brevoxyl-8 creamy wash (benzoyl peroxide 8%), packaged in the Brevoxyl acne wash kit; Extina (ketoconazole) foam, 2%; Oilatum cleansing bar; Physiogel cream; Stieprox (ciclopirox olamine) shampoo; Revaleskin skin care products; and Sarna lotion.
"VersaFoam--the proprietary foam delivery system used in OLUX foam, Luxq foam and Evoclin foam--offers significant advantages over conventional vehicles for the treatment of dermatological diseases," says Krochmal.