Supatret C Gel
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Supatret C Gel is a combination medicine used for the treatment of acne vulgaris. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age.
Supatret C Gel Details
Composition = Tretinoin + Clindamycin
Dosage = 0.04% + 1%
Indication = Acne Vulgaris
Manufacturer = Sun Pharma laboratories ltd
What Is Supatret C Gel?
Supatret C 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 Supatret C Gel Work?
Supatret C Gel belongs to the class lincosamide. It works by binding to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome thus inhibits the protein synthesis in the bacteria and stops the growth of the bacteria.
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 Supatret C Gel
Supatret 0.04 Aqueous Gel
Supatret 0.1 Aqueous Gel
Side Effects Of Supatret C Gel
Patchy appearance of skin
Photosensitivity of skin
Darkening of skin
Burning or tingling sensation of skin
Red spots on skin
Peeling and blistering of skin
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 Supatret C Gel within 14 days before vaccination. Usage of other antibiotics and vaccines should be reported to the doctor.
While Tacking Supatret C Gel
Before using Supatret C Gel, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
Wash your hands before and after applying Supatret C Gel. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
Do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Supatret C Gel. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
Applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
Pregnancy: Supatret C Gel is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Appropriate contraception should be used to avoid getting pregnant during treatment with this medicine. Contact your doctor and discuss the risks if a pregnancy is suspected.
Breast-feeding: Supatret C Gel is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
Exposure to sun: Use of Supatret C Gel may cause adverse reactions of the skin on sun exposure. You are advised to take appropriate precautionary measures while stepping out into sunlight during treatment with this medicine.
Uses Of Supatret C Gel
Supatret C Gel is used in the treatment of acne.
Storage Of Supatret C Gel
Store between 15-30°C. Protect from light.