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Acnesol CL Gel

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Product introduction

Acnesol CL Gel is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in the skin. It is used to treat bacterial skin infections such as acne, which appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest, or back. It works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria and preventing the infection from spreading.

Acnesol CL Gel is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. It should not be applied to broken or damaged skin. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get it in these areas. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. Do not stop using it as soon as your acne starts to get better. Ask your doctor when you should stop treatment.

Side effects like minor itching, irritation, burning, or redness at the site of application may be seen in some people. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own. Consult your doctor if they bother you or do not go away.

It is a safe medicine, but you should inform your doctor if you have any problems with your bowels (intestines), if you have ever had bloody diarrhea caused by taking antibiotics or if you are using any other medicines to treat skin conditions. Consult your doctor about using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Acnesol CL Gel

Benefits of Acnesol CL Gel

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Acnesol CL Gel is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat, lungs, and skin. It is also effective against a bacteria known as H. pylori, which is associated with peptic ulcer disease. It stops further growth of the bacteria causing the infection and helps treat your infection.

This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Acnesol CL Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Acnesol CL

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Acnesol CL Gel

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.

How Acnesol CL Gel works

Acnesol CL 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acnesol CL Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acnesol CL Gel is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Acnesol CL Gel?

If you miss a dose of Acnesol CL Gel, apply 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 dosing schedule.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Acnesol CL Gel for the treatment of acne.
  • 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 on to clean, dry, unbroken skin affected by acne.
  • Wash your skin with a mild cleanser and pat it dry before applying Acnesol CL 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.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become more irritated and infected, you should stop using Acnesol CL Gel and consult your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrolides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Macrolides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Acnesol CL with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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I have problems of acne should I go for chemical peeling I m doing the treatment since six months n right now using acnovate gel, acnesol gel,lacne 20 cap.,with prescription of doc.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
peels will help your pimples and marksskinaid clinic gurgaon 9XXXXXX
My face have lots of acne and wrinkles. I use now fash face wash,acnesol gel nd brevoxyl cream.after use these products acne is now decrease but wrinkles is very increase. Plz tell me something about this problem
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Nadoxin gel at night over pimples
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FAQs

Q. How to use Acnesol CL Gel for treating acne?

Apply it as a thin layer onto the affected site of the skin. 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.

Q. What precautions are to be taken while using Acnesol CL Gel?

This medicine can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Try to avoid exposure to sunlight as much as possible and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors after consulting your doctor.

Q. How long does it take for Acnesol CL Gel to show its effect?

You might start to see an improvement in 6 weeks after using this medicine and takes approximately 8-12 weeks to see the complete effects. Continue with the treatment as long as prescribed by your doctor. The most common reason for treatment failure is giving up too soon, thinking that the treatment is not working. If, however, your skin has not improved even after completing the prescribed time, consult your doctor.

Q. When should I call my doctor right away?

Get medical help right away if you have signs of allergic reaction such as skin redness, rash, hives, itching, blisters, and swelling of the face, lips, or tongue.

Q. Can I use Acnesol CL Gel with any other face cream or moisturizer?

It is advisable not to use Acnesol CL Gel with other topical anti-acne medicines unless prescribed by your doctor. It can increase the risk of side effects such as skin peeling, irritation, or dryness. However, you can use a sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors after consulting your doctor.

Q. What happens if I miss a dose of Acnesol CL Gel?

If you happen to miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Discuss this with your healthcare provider. In order to avoid missing a dose, use a calendar, pillbox, alarm clock, or cell phone alert to help you remember to take your medication.

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Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., 101, Pragati Chambers, Commercial Complex, Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi-110008
Country of origin: India

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