Ecnacare 1% Ointment

Omega Remedies Pvt Ltd

Composition for Ecnacare 1% Ointment

Primarily used for

10 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Ecnacare Ointment


Uses of Ecnacare Ointment

Ecnacare 1% Ointment is used in the treatment of acne.

How to use Ecnacare Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Ecnacare Ointment works

Ecnacare 1% ointment is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Ecnacare Ointment

Expert advice for Ecnacare Ointment

  • 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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Special precautions for Ecnacare 1% Ointment
No interaction found
Ecnacare 1% Ointment 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.
Ecnacare 1% Ointment is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ecnacare 1% Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ecnacare 1% Ointment is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ecnacare 1% Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ecnacar
e 1% Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ecnacare 1% Ointment

Frequently asked questions for 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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