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Clinizex A 1 % Cream

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Composition for Clinizex A 1 % Cream

Primary uses of Clinizex A 1 % Cream

15 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Clinizex A Cream


Uses of Clinizex A Cream

Clinizex A 1 % Cream is used in the treatment of acne.

Clinizex A Cream side effects


Side Effects of Clinizex A are Dryness, Itching, Skin irritation.


How to use Clinizex A 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 Clinizex A Cream works

Clinizex A 1 % Cream is an antibiotic which treats pimples (acne). It works by penetrating into the skin and killing acne-causing bacteria.

In Depth Information on Clinizex A Cream

Expert advice for Clinizex A Cream

  • 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).
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Clinizex A Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Clinizex A Cream
No interaction found/established
Clinizex A 1 % Cream 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.
Clinizex A 1 % Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Clinizex A Cream

Frequently asked questions about 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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