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Generic BenzaClin

There is currently a generic version of BenzaClin available, sold under the name Clindamycin and Benzoyl Peroxide 1%/5% gel. This generic form of the brand-name drug is made by Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc. As with the brand-name product, the generic version is used twice a day to treat acne.

Can I Buy Generic BenzaClin?

BenzaClin® (clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide) is a prescription medication used in the treatment of acne. It comes as a gel that is applied to the skin.
 
BenzaClin is made by Dermik Laboratories. All of the patents for BenzaClin have expired, and it is available in generic form.
 

Available Strengths

Generic BenzaClin is available as Clindamycin and Benzoyl Peroxide 1%/5% gel, which contains 1% clindamycin and 5% benzoyl peroxide.
 

Who Makes Generic BenzaClin?

Generic BenzaClin is made by Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc.
 

Is Generic Clindamycin and Benzoyl Peroxide as Good as BenzaClin?

All generic medications must undergo certain tests to compare them to brand-name medications. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) then looks at these tests to decide if the generics are equivalent to the brand-name medications and assigns a rating to each one. An "AB" rating means that the FDA has determined that a generic medication is equivalent to a brand-name medication.
 
All of the generic BenzaClin versions currently available have an "AB" rating, meaning they should be equivalent to BenzaClin. However, generic medications are allowed to have different inactive ingredients than the brand-name drug. This might include fillers, dyes, or other ingredients that may cause problems for people with allergies or sensitivities.

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