• Acne

Evoclin Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Clindamycin (as phosphate) 1%; foam; contains alcohol.

Pharmacological Class

Lincosamide antibiotic.

How Supplied

Foam—50g, 100g


Evoclin Indications


Acne vulgaris.

Evoclin Dosage and Administration


Wash and dry skin. Apply once daily. Dispense an amount that will cover the affected area(s) into cap or other cool surface. Pick up a small amount of foam with fingertips and massage into affected area(s) until foam disappears.


<12yrs: not established.

Evoclin Contraindications


History of regional enteritis, ulcerative or antibiotic-associated colitis (including pseudomembranous colitis).

Evoclin Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Evoclin Warnings/Precautions


Atopic patients. Discontinue if significant diarrhea, irritation, or dermatitis occurs. Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, lips, other mucous membranes or broken skin. Discontinue if no improvement after 6–8 weeks or if condition worsens. Product is flammable. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Evoclin Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Evoclin Interactions


Concomitant erythromycin-containing products: not recommended. May potentiate neuromuscular blockers. Antiperistaltic agents (eg, opiates, diphenoxylate with atropine) may prolong and/or worsen severe colitis. Cross-resistance may occur with erythromycin.

Evoclin Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Application site reactions (eg, burning, pruritus, dryness), headache, irritation, gram (–) folliculitis, abdominal pain, Gl disturbances; rare: diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis.

Evoclin Clinical Trials

See Literature

Evoclin Note

Not Applicable

Evoclin Patient Counseling

See Literature