Clindamycin is an antibiotic. Clindamycin topical prevents bacteria from growing on the skin. Clindamycin topical (for the skin) is used to treat severe acne in adults and children who are at least 12 years old. Clindamycin topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Clindagel is a clindamycin that belongs to a group of drugs called topical acne agents. This drug is an antibiotic that normally prevents bacteria growing in the skin. This drug is used by healthcare practitioners to treat severe cases of acne in adults and children above the age of 12 years. This drug may also be prescribed by a physician for other purposes than from the ones mentioned here.