Clindac A 1% Gel
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Clindac A 1% Gel is a bacteriostatic antibiotic used for the treatment of acne vulgaris. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age.
Clindac A 1% Gel Details
Composition = Clindamycin
Indication = Acne vulgaris
Manufacturer = Galderma India Pvt Ltd
What Is Clindac A 1% Gel?
Clindac A 1% Gel is an antibiotic used to treat a numerous bacterial infections like pneumonia, strep throat, pelvic inflammatory disease, middle ear infections, bone or join infections, endocarditis among others. It is administered orally, or intravenously or as foam, gel, lotion or cream applied to the skin.
How Does Clindac A 1% Gel Work?
Clindac A 1% Gel is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.
What Is Route Of Administration?
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Dosage Of Clindac A 1% Gel
Clindac A Solution
Clindac A Foaming Face Wash
Clindacam 300mg Capsule
Clindac A Mist Spray
Side Effects Of Clindac A 1% Gel
Redness of skin
Burning, itching, and irritation of the skin
Muscle or joint pain
Drug To Drug Interaction
Gentamicin: Combined usage of these medicines may increase the risk of kidney injury. Any symptoms of changes in urine output, swelling, and weight gain etc., should be reported to the doctor. An adequate hydration should be maintained to prevent dehydration. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Ethinyl Estradiol: The desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor’s supervision.
Cholera Vaccine: Avoid cholera vaccine if the patient has taken Clindac A 1% Gel within 14 days before vaccination. Usage of other antibiotics and vaccines should be reported to the doctor.
While Tacking Clindac A 1% Gel
You may have to use it for a long time before your acne starts to improve. Be patient and keep using it every day. Apply it as a thin layer onto clean, dry, unbroken skin affected by acne.
Wash your skin with a mild cleanser and pat it dry before applying Clindac A 1% Gel.
It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.
Pregnancy: This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
Breast-feeding: This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, care should be taken such that the infant does not come into contact with the medicine. Also, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea: Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority and avoid usage of this medicine in such cases.
Uses Of Clindac A 1% Gel
Clindac A 1% Gel is used in the treatment of acne.
Storage Of Clindac A 1% Gel
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