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food interaction for CLIFACE

alcohol interaction for CLIFACE

pregnancy interaction for CLIFACE

lactation interaction for CLIFACE

medicine interaction for CLIFACE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Cliface gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CLIFACE

Clindamycin Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Clindamycin Topical is used in the treatment of acne

How it works

Clindamycin topical 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
Nicotinamide(4% w/w)

Uses

Nicotinamide is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies

How it works

Nicotinamide provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Rash, Abnormal liver function tests, Allergic sensitization, Blurred vision, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea, Headache, Liver toxicity, Increased glucose level in blood

COMMON DOSAGE FOR CLIFACE GEL

Patients taking CLIFACE GEL

  • 73%
    Once A Day
  • 27%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR CLIFACE

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    (15 GM gel in tube)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 4.67/GM of gel
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  • FACECLIN GEL
    (20 GM gel in tube)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 6.83/GM of gel
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    Rs. 136.50
    pay 15% more per GM of gel
  • FEMCINOL A GEL
    (20 GM gel in tube)
    Dabur India Ltd
    Rs. 5.90/GM of gel
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    Rs. 118
    save 1% more per GM of gel
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    (20 GM gel in tube)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 5.95/GM of gel
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    Rs. 119
    same price
  • GLOCIN GEL
    (20 GM gel in tube)
    Glowderma Labs Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 6.15/GM of gel
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    Rs. 123
    pay 3% more per GM of gel

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Expert advice FOR CLIFACE

  • 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 CLIFACE

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.

Nicotinamide

Q. Is nicotinamide safe?
Nicotinamide is safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does nicotinamide contain nicotine?
No. Nicotinamide in no way contain nicotine. Nicotinamide is amide form of nicotinic acid and used to treat skin diseases like acne and pellagra
Q. Is nicotinamide good for acne?
Yes. Nicotinamide when taken along with zinc and folic acid is a good treatment of acne
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Q. Is nicotinamide the same as niacin?
No. Nicotinamide is an amide form of nicotinic acid
Q. Is nicotinamide available over the counter?
Yes. Nicotinamide is available over the counter. However, please consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Does nicotinamide cause flushing?
In case of overdose, nicotinamide may cause flushing or rash. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)