Acneclin 1% Gel

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Composition for Acneclin 1% Gel

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36.2
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Acneclin Gel

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Uses of Acneclin Gel

Acneclin 1% Gel is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Acneclin Gel

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Joint pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Heartburn, Vaginal discharge, Vaginal irritation, Vaginal swelling, Vaginal itching, White spots in the mouth, White patches on the tongue, White spots in the throat.

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How to use Acneclin Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Acneclin Gel works

Acneclin 1% gel is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Acneclin Gel

Expert advice for Acneclin Gel

  • If you get diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop using this medicine and call your doctor.
  • If you are taking birth control pills while taking clindamycin take a secondary measure of birth control. Please consult your doctor regarding the same.
  • Consult your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma, allergies, eczema (sensitive skin that often becomes itchy or irritated) or kidney or liver disease.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, if you become pregnant while taking clindamycin, call your doctor.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Acneclin 1% Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acneclin 1% Gel is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Acneclin 1% Gel is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Acneclin 1% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Acneclin 1% Gel should be used with caution in patients with
severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acneclin 1% Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Acneclin 1% Gel should be used with caution in patients with
severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acneclin 1% Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Clindamycin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acneclin 1% Gel

Frequently asked questions for Clindamycin

Q. Is clindamycin/Clindac/Dalacin a steroid, sulfa drug, cephalosporin, or a penicillin?
Clindamycin belongs to a group of antibiotics called lincosamide antibiotics. Clindamycin is not a cephalosporin, penicillin, or a sulpha drug and does not contain sulpha
Acneclin can be used to treat strep throat, sore throat, sinus infection, bladder infection, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and ear infection. Acneclin can be used but is not the first choice of drug for urinary tract infection
Acneclin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Acneclin is not an over the counter drug. It is a prescription drug
Q. Can I take clindamycin with Advil (ibuprofen), tramadol, Benadryl, and Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)?
Clindamycin may be taken with ibuprofen, tramadol, Benadryl and Suboxone. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take clindamycin with a penicillin allergy?
Clindamycin is considered safe for use in patients with a penicillin allergy
Acneclin can prevent the formation of new scars by preventing formation of new acne, but will not be useful for the scars already formed
Yes, Acneclin cream may cause thrush with prolonged use or if you are prone to fungal infections.
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Substitutes for Acneclin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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