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Overview

Introduction

Clinmiface A Gel is a combination of two medicines that effectively treats acne. It minimizes oil production and helps to reduce inflammation. It also kills acne-causing microorganisms and prevents infection. This helps to prevent pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads on the skin.

Clinmiface A 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 any 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, burning, or redness of the skin and oily skin 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. 

Inform your doctor if you have any problems with your bowels (intestines), 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 Clinmiface A Gel

Side effects of Clinmiface A Gel

Common
  • Skin peeling
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Itching
  • Dry skin
  • Burning sensation at the site of application

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Skin peeling
    There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems. Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible. Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants. Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse. Avoid excessive sun exposure. Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.
  • Coping with Dry skin
    Use mild cleansing creams or soaps rather than harsh or perfumed ones. Use warm water (not hot) and do not spend too long in the bath or shower. Long bathing hours or using harsh soaps can wash away natural oils. Dry your skin gently with a towel and apply moisturizer immediately after washing. Do not use alcohol-based products on your skin. Choose clothing fabrics that will not irritate your skin.

How to use Clinmiface A 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 Clinmiface A Gel works

Clinmiface A Gel is a combination of two medicines: Adapalene and Clindamycin, which treats pimples (acne). Adapalene is a form of vitamin A which prevents accumulation of the sebum (skin’s natural oil), unblocks the pores and allows natural exfoliation of the outer layers of skin. Clindamycin is an antibiotic which works by penetrating into the skin and killing acne-causing bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clinmiface A 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clinmiface A Gel 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

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Quick Tips

  • Apply it as a thin layer onto clean, dry, unbroken skin affected by acne.
  • Avoid getting it in your eyes or mouth. If this happens, rinse with water immediately.
  • Do not apply to broken, sunburnt or sensitive areas of skin. Inform your doctor if you notice unusual dryness, redness, and peeling of the skin.
  • It makes your skin more sensitive toward sunlight. Apply sunscreen or wear protective clothing while stepping out.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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Which gel or cream contains clindamycin and adapalene for acne pls tell the gel or cream which contains these so that i can start my treatment i expect a reply
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
For Acne- Faceclin Gel For application twice daily over affected area.
Hello, Sir/Ma'am I am using a Nedoxin gel with sebmed soap for acne but there is no results please suggest some combination of nadoxin gel for worst acne ( oily skin)
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Peroclin gel at night over pimples
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FAQs

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

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

Q. How long does Clinmiface A take to work?

It may take up to 2-3 weeks before your symptoms improve. Clinmiface A 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.

Q. Will Clinmiface A be more effective if I overuse it?

No, do not overuse Clinmiface A. 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 precautions I need to follow while using Clinmiface A?

You need to be cautious while applying Clinmiface A. Avoid contact with the eyes, lips, angles of the nose, and inside of the mouth. This medication should not be applied to cuts, abrasions, inflamed or reddened skin, and sunburned skin. Wax epilation should not be performed on treated skin, as it may cause skin erosions.

Q. Is it safe to undergo cosmetic procedure while using Clinmiface A?

It is advisable not to undergo cosmetic procedure while using Clinmiface A. As, the cosmetic products with an abrasive, drying, or peeling action may cause an increased irritant effect. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.

Q. What should I avoid while using Clinmiface A?

Clinmiface A makes skin sensitive, so you should avoid spending time in sunlight. If you have to be in sunlight, you should wear sunscreen and wear a hat and clothes that cover the areas treated with Clinmiface A. You should avoid weather extremes such as wind and cold, as this may cause irritation to your skin. Some skin products, such as harsh soaps, astringents, cosmetics that have strong skin drying effects, should be avoided. In addition, products containing high levels of alcohol should be avoided, as they may further dry or irritate your skin.

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References
  1. Adapalene. Watford, Hertfordshire: Galderma (U.K) Ltd.; 1998 [revised May 2018]. [Accessed 29 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedlinePlus. Clindamycin. [Accessed 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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