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.
Evoclin is an antibiotic foam that is used to treat severe acne in children and adults who are at least 12 years old. This medication works by preventing bacteria from growing on the skin. Although the risk of serious side effects of Evoclin is low when it is applied to the skin, side effects may occur if the medication is absorbed into your bloodstream.