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Drug class: Topical acne agents

What is Evoclin?

Evoclin is a foam antibiotic. Clindamycin is an antibiotic that prevents bacteria on the skin from growing.Evoclin is used for treating severe acne among adults and children over the age of 12.Evoclin can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Evoclin

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing and/or swelling of lips, face, tongue or throat. Seek medical assistance immediately.When clindamycin cream is applied directly to your skin, serious side effects are rare. However, they can occur when the medicine is absorbed through the bloodstream.

If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop using Evoclin immediately and contact your doctor.

  • If you experience severe itching or redness on the treated area of skin, then this is a sign that your treatment may not be working.
  • Severe stomach pain or diarrhea that is bloody or watery (even months after the last dose)

Evoclin may cause side effects such as:

  • Burning, itching, or peeling of the treated skin.
  • Oily skin

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The FDA can be contacted at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.


Evoclin should not be used if you suffer from ulcerative colitis, enteritis (inflammation in your intestines), severe diarrhea, or have taken antibiotic medicine.Your symptoms may not improve for several weeks. Continue to use Evoclin according to the directions, and inform your doctor if you do not see any improvement in your symptoms or if they worsen.The risk of side effects when applying clindamycin to your skin is very low. However, if you allow the medication to enter your bloodstream, it can cause side effects.

Before you take this drug

Evoclin should not be used if:

  • Enteritis is an inflammation of the intestines.
  • Ulcerative colitis is also known as colitis of the stomach.
  • If you've ever suffered from severe diarrhea due to antibiotics,

Tell your doctor about any of the following:

  • Eczema and other skin conditions
  • An intestinal disorder.

Evoclin should not harm a baby in utero. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant while on treatment.You may not be able to breastfeed your baby if you are taking this medication. You should ask your doctor if there are any risks. Tell your doctor about any signs of stomach discomfort, diarrhea, or diaper rash in the baby if you are breastfeeding.Avoid areas where the mouth of a baby may be in contact with the evoclin foam.Evoclin should not be used on children younger than 12 without consulting a doctor.

How to take Evoclin?

Follow the instructions on your prescription label to use Evoclin foam. Please follow all the instructions on the prescription label. Use this medication only as directed. Please note: do not exceed the recommended dosage or use for longer than recommended.The patient instructions accompany this medication and ensure that it is used safely and effectively. Please follow the directions. For any inquiries or assistance, contact your doctor or pharmacist directly.Evoclin can be applied up to once a day. Please follow your doctor's advice.After applying the medication, wash your hands.Utilize a mild cleanser or soap to wash your face, then pat the skin dry with a towel. Pat the skin with a towel.Avoid dispensing Evoclin Foam directly on your face or hands, as it will melt when in contact with warm skin. Evoclin can be dispensed into a clear cap or on a cool surface. Use your fingertips to pick up small amounts and gently rub them into the affected areas until the foam disappears.

Avoid getting the medication into your eyes. If any debris gets into your eyes, be sure to wash them out with plenty of water immediately.Your symptoms may not improve for several weeks. Continue to take the medication according to instructions, and inform your doctor if you do not see any improvement in your symptoms or if they worsen.Tell the surgeon in advance if you will need surgery. It is possible that you will need to temporarily stop taking the medication.Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture.The Evoclin foam canister should be kept away from open flames or heat. Do not puncture or throw the empty canister into a fire.

What happens if I miss the dose?

As soon as possible, take the missed dose; however, if it's almost time for another dose, skip this missed one and move onto your next.. Don't use extra medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.Bloody or watery diarrhea can be a sign of an overdose if the medicine is absorbed through your skin.

What should be avoided?

Smoking is not allowed while applying Evoclin topical cream or afterward. The foam canister is flammable.Antibiotics can cause diarrhea. This could be an indication of a new illness. Call your doctor if you experience diarrhea that is bloody or watery.If this medicine accidentally gets into your eyes or mouth, rinse with water.Use only medicated products prescribed by your doctor. Avoid skin care products that may cause irritation. These include harsh soaps, skin cleansers or shampoos, permanent hair dyes or chemicals, hair removal or waxes, and skin care products with alcohol or spices.

Interaction with other drug

Tell your doctor all of your other medications, including:

  • Erythromycin is a drug that can be taken orally or applied topically.

This list is incomplete. Clindamycin topical may be affected by other drugs, such as prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. This list does not include all drug interactions.