Active ingredients: Clindamycin
Dalacin Cream 2%.
Each gram of cream contains clindamycin phosphate equivalent to 20 mg or 2.0% w/w clindamycin. Each applicator full of 5 grams of vaginal cream contains approximately 100 mg of clindamycin phosphate.
Excipients of known effect:
Dalacin Cream contains 160.5 mg cetostearyl alcohol in each 5 g applicator which is equivalent to 32.1 mg/g.
Dalacin Cream contains 250 mg propylene glycol in each 5 g applicator which is equivalent to 50 mg/g.
Dalacin Cream contains 50 mg benzyl alcohol in each 5 g applicator which is equivalent to 10 mg/g.
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
Clindamycin is a lincosamide antibiotic with a primarily bacteriostatic action against Gram-positive aerobes and a wide range of anaerobic bacteria. Lincosamides such as clindamycin bind to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome and inhibit the early stages of protein synthesis.
Propylene glycol (E1520)
Benzyl alcohol (E1519)
Laminate tube (consisting of LMDPE and aluminium foil) with polypropylene cap containing 7.8 g, 20 g or 40 g cream, packed in cardboard carton, together with a leaflet.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Pfizer Limited, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9NJ, United Kingdom
Date of first authorisation: 27 April 1993
Date of latest renewal 7th August 2009