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Clincheek - T Cream


Overview

Introduction

Clincheek - T Cream is a form of vitamin A that is used to treat acne which appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest or back. It also helps to smooth rough facial skin and to reduce fine wrinkles on the skin.

Clincheek - T Cream reduces excessive oil production of the skin. Ideally, a pinpoint application at nighttime is recommended for the duration prescribed by your doctor. The amount you need and for how long you need to take it will depend on what you are being treated for. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of this medicine. Follow your doctor’s instructions. You should not apply it to damaged or broken skin and avoid contact with your mouth, eyes and nose. It may take several weeks for your symptoms to improve but keep using it regularly to get the most benefit. Consult your doctor again if you do not notice any improvement after a few weeks. Using more medicine or applying it more often than prescribed will not make it work any faster and may increase the side effects.

The most common side effects include irritation, dryness and redness of the skin. They are usually mild and improve as your body gets used to the medicine. Drink plenty of water and use moisturizer as it may lead to dryness of the mouth, lips and eyes. Let your doctor know if these side effects bother you or do not go away. Serious side effects with this medicine are rare.

This medicine may make you more sensitive to sunlight so you should limit exposure to the sun if possible. It may make your skin more fragile. It is advised, not to have any waxing (hair removal), or laser treatments during treatment. Pregnant women or women who are planning to get pregnant should not use this medicine as it can lead to birth defects.

Uses of Clincheek - T Cream

Side effects of Clincheek - T Cream

Common
  • Skin irritation
  • Dry skin
  • Dry lips
  • Pale red skin
  • Increased sensitivity to light

How to use Clincheek - T Cream

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 cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Clincheek - T Cream works

Clincheek - T Cream is a form of vitamin A. When applied on skin, it reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin and helps keep your pores open.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clincheek - T Cream 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clincheek - T Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Clincheek - T Cream?

If you miss a dose of Clincheek - T Cream, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Clincheek - T Cream for the treatment of acne.
  • Clean the affected area with water and a non-medicated soap. Let it dry for 20-30 minutes before applying Clincheek - T Cream.
  • It may increase the severity of the spots or pimples in the first few weeks of use. Continue using it as prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause a stinging sensation or a feeling of warmth when you first start using it. Inform your doctor if this persists.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight while using Clincheek - T Cream as it increases the sensitivity of your skin. Use protective measures such as sunscreen or protective clothing.
  • Avoid face waxing and laser treatment while using this medicine as it makes your skin more fragile.
  • Avoid taking tetracycline (e.g. doxycycline) as it may reduce the Clincheek - T Cream activity.
  • Do not use Clincheek - T Cream if you are pregnant. 
  • Inform your doctor if excessive skin dryness or skin sensitivity take place.

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FAQs

Q. I am taking Clincheek - T. What should I do if I am planning to become pregnant?

Talk to your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant while taking Clincheek - T. You should never get pregnant while taking Clincheek - T because this medicine can harm your baby. The pregnancy needs to be terminated if you become pregnant while taking Clincheek - T.

Q. Why does Clincheek - T cause dry skin, dry lips and dry nose? How to manage these?

One of the most common side effects of Clincheek - T includes dryness of skin, nose and lips. Clincheek - T reduces the secretion of oil, thereby causing dryness of skin. Dryness due to Clincheek - T can be managed by applying moisturizers or lubricants like Vaseline. You can also apply lip balm to relieve cracked and dry lips.

Q. Can I undergo cosmetic procedures while taking Clincheek - T?

Your doctor will decide whether you can continue taking or stop taking Clincheek - T before cosmetic procedures. However, it is advised to not undergo hair removal or laser treatments while using Clincheek - T. Please ensure that your doctor knows about all the medicines you are taking before any cosmetic procedure.

Q. Is it safe to use Clincheek - T?

Yes, Clincheek - T is safe to take when taken according to your doctor's advice. However, like all medicines, even this medicine has some side effects, but it is not necessary that anyone who is taking these medicines might get these side effects. Please talk to your doctor if you get any unpleasant effects while taking this medicine.

Q. How long am I supposed to use Clincheek - T?

Your doctor will decide the duration of your treatment depending on the severity of your disease and the results of your lab tests. On average, the treatment with Clincheek - T may last for 4-5 months.

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