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Acrolyn Gel


Overview

Uses of Acrolyn Gel

Acrolyn Gel side effects

Common
  • Skin peeling
  • Dry skin
  • Redness of skin
  • Burning sensation at the site of application

How to use Acrolyn 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 Acrolyn Gel works

Acrolyn Gel is a combination of two medicines: Clindamycin and Nicotinamide, which treats pimples (acne). Clindamycin is an antibiotic which works by penetrating into the skin and killing acne-causing bacteria. Nicotinamide is a form of vitamin B. It exerts anti-inflammatory effects when applied to the skin and reduces swelling, redness and tenderness associated with acne.

Acrolyn Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Acrolyn 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.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acrolyn

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I have been facing severe acne problem for five years and treatment was taken from Safdarjung hospital. Medicines were fash gel and oxidoben gel.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
For Pimples/Acne apply: - Aclind Gel / Faceclin Gel / D?ACNE Plus gel for application twice daily over affected area.Face wash with Rejuglow Facewash/ Episoft OC Cleanser/ Saslic DS Wash. Tab. Limcee 500mg once daily for one month. Tab. Ascazin twice daily for one month. Combination peels can be performed by a dermatologist in order to improve pimples , marks and scars . Contact : Skin Aid Clinic Gurgaon , 9XXXXXXBlood Test- Serum Insulin Fasting & PP.
Please suggest me salicylic acid 1percent gel for acne control which have less cost
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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FAQs

Q. Will Acrolyn be more effective if I overuse it?

No, do not overuse Acrolyn. It can cause over-absorption of the medicine into the body and cause severe diarrhea. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the recommended instructions for the storage and disposal of Acrolyn?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I use Acrolyn as a spot treatment (for single pimple)?

It is not a spot treatment and should not be used to treat a single pimple. Acrolyn should be applied to the entire face. Using it once everyday can help treat your acne.

Q. How long does Acrolyn take to work?

It may take up to 2-3 weeks before your symptoms improve. Acrolyn may take some time to deliver significant results. Use the medicine as directed and let your doctor know if your symptoms do not improve or get worse.

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References
  1. Shalita AR, Smith JG, Parish LC. Topical nicotinamide compared with clindamycin gel in the treatment of inflammatory acne vulgaris. Int J Dermatol. 1995;34 (6):434-7. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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