More Answers on Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide
The dose your healthcare provider recommends will depend on the particular clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide product used.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
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Drug InteractionsClindamycin/benzoyl peroxide can potentially react with a few other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide).
An overdose with this medication is not expected to be particularly dangerous in most cases. However, dangerous effects may be possible, especially if large amounts of the medicine are swallowed. It is important to seek immediate medication attention if you believe that you have overdosed on clindamycin/benzyl peroxide or have taken it by mouth.
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How Should Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide Be Stored?Clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide products should be stored at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not allow the medication to freeze. Unused medicine should be thrown out 60 to 90 days after filling your prescription (the exact expiration date will depend on the particular product you use). Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
If you forget to use your clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide, just use it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed, and continue with your regular schedule. Do not use more of this medicine to make up for a missed dose. Doing so may cause skin irritation.