Who should not use clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide (BenzaClin)?

If you have any of the following, you should not use clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide (BenzaClin). Talk to your doctor and pharmacist to discuss which product is best for you.
  • Do not take clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide (BenzaClin) if you are allergic to either active ingredient or lincomycin (the other lincosamide antibiotic in the same drug class as clindamycin).
  • Do not take if you have Crohn's Disease, or gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation caused by antibiotics or any other GI condition, like ulcerative colitis.
  • Do not take if you are already using any prescription product that has an ammonium salt (for example, benzalkonium chloride) or erythromycin.

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