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FACECLIN AT GEL

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Composition for FACECLIN AT

Adapalene(0.1% w/w),Clindamycin Topical(1% w/w)

food interaction for FACECLIN AT

alcohol interaction for FACECLIN AT

pregnancy interaction for FACECLIN AT

lactation interaction for FACECLIN AT

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Faceclin at gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Faceclin at gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for FACECLIN AT

Adapalene(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Adapalene is used in the treatment of acne (pimples).

How it works

Adapalene belongs to class of medications called retinoid-like compounds. It exhibits an anti-inflammatory effect and reduces soreness and irritation. It works by stopping pimple formation under the surface of the skin.

Common side effects

Pain, Burning sensation, Scaling of skin, Itching, Skin redness
Clindamycin Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Clindamycin Topical is used in the treatment of acne (pimples).

How it works

Clindamycin belongs to a class of medications called as lincomycin antibiotics. It inhibits the synthesis of essential bacterial proteins thereby stopping bacterial growth. In case of acne, in addition to killing of bacteria, clindamycin prevents spread of infection by reducing the free fatty acids on the skin surface that clog the pores of skin and promote overgrowth of bacteria.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Application site irritation, Dry skin, Itching, Application site redness of skin

Common Dosage for FACECLIN AT GEL

Patients taking FACECLIN AT GEL

  • 77%
    Once A Day
  • 10%
    Alternate Day
  • 10%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Thrice A Day

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Expert advice for FACECLIN AT

  • Do not start or continue adapalene and consult your doctor if you are allergic to adapalene, or to 
  • Do not start or continue adapalene and consult your doctorif you have cuts or scrapes or on sunburnt skin 
  • Do not start or continue adapalene and consult your doctorif you have a skin condition called eczema
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth or angles of the nose, and avoid other very sensitive areas of your body. If accidental contact does occur, immediately wash with warm water.
  • Avoid exposure to strong sunlight and artificial UV light. Use of sunscreen products and protective clothing over the treated area is recommended.
  • If you experience sensitivity or irritation when applying this medicine, stop using it and tell your doctor. You may be asked to use the cream less often, or to stop using it for a short time.
  • Talk with your doctor before taking azathioprine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast feeding

Frequently asked questions for FACECLIN AT

Adapalene

Q.Is adapalene / Differin/Adaferin a steroid or statin?
No. Adapalene belongs to class of medications called retinoid-like compounds

Q.Is adapalene safe?
Adapalene is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is adapalene good for wrinkles?
In some clinical studies, anti-wrinkle effect of adapalne has been observed. However, consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Is adapalene the same as Retin-A?
No. Adapalene is a medication that works in the same way as Retin-A, but it is more effective than Retin-A

Q.Does adapalene reduces acne scars?
Yes

Q.Does adapalene skin exfoliation?
Yes, it may sometime cause skin exfoliation.

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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Content on this page was last updated on 16 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)