Veltin Side Effects
Generic name: clindamycin / tretinoin topical
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 1, 2023.
Note: This document contains side effect information about clindamycin / tretinoin topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Veltin.
Applies to clindamycin/tretinoin topical: topical application gel/jelly.
Serious side effects of Veltin
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking clindamycin / tretinoin topical:
- Dryness and peeling of the skin
- flushing or redness of the skin
- unusually warm skin
- Burning or stinging at the site of application
- changes in the color of the skin
- stomach cramps, tenderness, or pain
- watery or bloody diarrhea
Other side effects of Veltin
Some side effects of clindamycin / tretinoin topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- dry skin
- muscle aches
- pain and tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
- shortness of breath or troubled breathing
- sore throat
- stuffy or runny nose
- tightness of the chest or wheezing
- unusual tiredness or weakness
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to clindamycin / tretinoin topical: topical gel.
Very common (10% or more): Erythema, dryness
Common (1% to 10%): Sunburn, scaling, burning, itching
Common (1% to 10%): Application site dryness, application site irritation, application site exfoliation, application site erythema, application site pruritus, application site dermatitis
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Application site reaction, application site burning
Rare (less than 0.1%): Application site swelling, application site erosion, application site discoloration, application site desquamation[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Feeling hot, pain[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Hypothyroidism[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Hypersensitivity[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Eye irritation[Ref]
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.