Lincosamide antibiotics are used to treat acne, and other bacterial infections such as upper respiratory infections, lower respiratory infections, pneumonia, skin infections, and bacterial vaginosis. They work by killing the bacteria that is causing the infection.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Lincosamide Antibiotics

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Cleocin
(clindamycin)
38
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Clindamycin (Cleocin, Cleocin T, Evoclin) is a moderately priced antibiotic used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is also used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic clindamycin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Cleocin T
(clindamycin)
38
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Clindamycin (Cleocin, Cleocin T, Evoclin) is a moderately priced antibiotic used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is also used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic clindamycin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Evoclin
(clindamycin)
38
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Clindamycin (Cleocin, Cleocin T, Evoclin) is a moderately priced antibiotic used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is also used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic clindamycin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Clindagel
1,506
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Clindamycin (Clindagel) is an expensive drug used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Clindagel. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Clindesse
135
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Clindamycin (Clindesse) is an expensive drug used to treat vaginal infections caused by certain bacteria. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Clindesse. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Clindacin Pac
430
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Clindamycin (Clindacin Pac) is an expensive drug used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Clindacin Pac. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Clindacin Etz
429
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CLINDAMYCIN is a lincosamide antibiotic. It is used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne.
Lincocin
141
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LINCOMYCIN is a lincosamide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Clindacin P
28
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Clindamycin (Clindacin P) is a moderately priced drug used on the top of the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Clindacin P. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Clindamax
83
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Clindamycin (Clindamax) is an expensive drug used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Clindamax. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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