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Composition FOR ACNESOL

Clindamycin Topical(1% w/w)

food interaction for ACNESOL

alcohol interaction for ACNESOL

pregnancy interaction for ACNESOL

lactation interaction for ACNESOL

medicine interaction for ACNESOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Acnesol 1% w/w 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Acnesol 1% w/w gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR ACNESOL

Clindamycin Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Acnesol 1% w/w gel is used in the treatment of acne

How it works

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

Common side effects

Vaginal inflammation, Vulvovaginal discomfort

COMMON DOSAGE FOR ACNESOL 1% W/W GEL

Patients taking ACNESOL 1% W/W GEL

  • 74%
    Once A Day
  • 17%
    Twice A Day
  • 4%
    Four Times A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR ACNESOL

14 Substitutes
14 Substitutes
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  • CLINDAC A GEL
    (15 GM gel in tube)
    Galderma India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 8.33/GM of gel
    generic_icon
    Rs. 125
    pay 128% more per GM of gel
  • ZYCLIN 1% W/W NANO GEL
    (15 GM gel in tube)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 10.23/GM of gel
    generic_icon
    Rs. 153.40
    pay 180% more per GM of gel
  • D ACNE 1% W/W GEL
    (10 GM gel in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 10.80/GM of gel
    generic_icon
    Rs. 108
    pay 196% more per GM of gel
  • CLINKA GEL
    (20 GM gel in tube)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 4.10/GM of gel
    generic_icon
    Rs. 82
    pay 12% more per GM of gel
  • CLINMAX 1% W/W GEL
    (20 GM gel in tube)
    Palsons Derma
    Rs. 5.28/GM of gel
    generic_icon
    Rs. 105.60
    pay 45% more per GM of gel

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Expert advice FOR ACNESOL

  • Discontinue use of topical clindamycin and contact your doctor immediately, if you experience diarrhea or bloody diarrhea.
  • Avoid vaginal intercourse or use of other intravaginal products such as tampons or douches while using clindamycin cream. 
  • Clindamycin cream contains mineral oil that may weaken latex products (condoms and diaphragms) and may not provide adequate birth control. Therefore, do not use these products within 72 hours of using clindamycin cream.
  • Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to clindamycin, lincomycin or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have Crohn’s disease (a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines), antibiotic-associated colitis (colon inflammation).

Frequently asked questions FOR ACNESOL

Clindamycin Topical

Q.

Can I use clindamycin with a penicillin allergy?
Clindamycin is considered safe for use in patients with a penicillin allergy

Q.

Does clindamycin treat acne scars?
Clindamycin can prevent the formation of new scars by preventing formation of new acne, but will not be useful for the scars already formed

Q.

Can clindamycin cream cause thrush?
Yes. Use of clindamycin cream may cause thrush (a type of fungal or yeast infection) in rare cases.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)