Duac (clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide) Gel is a combination of an antibiotic and an antibacterial that also has a mild drying effect used to treat acne. Common side effects of Duac Gel include dry skin, redness, burning, itching, stinging, tingly feeling, redness or other irritation, or skin peeling. Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Duac Gel including:
- severe redness,
- stinging, or
- peeling of treated skin areas; or
- diarrhea that is watery or bloody.
Duac Gel topical (for the skin) is applied in a once daily dose as directed by a physician to affected areas after the skin is gently washed, rinsed with warm water and patted dry. Duac may interact with topical or oral erythromycin. Other drugs may interact with Duac. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Duac should be used only when prescribed. This drug may pass into breast milk and could have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Duac (clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide) Gel Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.