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NILAC A GEL

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MRP: Rs. 164 for 1 tube(s) (20 GM gel each)
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Nilac a 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
Nilac a gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for NILAC A

Adapalene Topical(0.1% w/w)

Uses

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

How it works

Adapalene belongs to the class of medications called as 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 and helps the skin to renew.

Common side effects

Application site itching, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Scaling of skin, 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 NILAC A GEL

Patients taking NILAC A GEL

  • 96%
    Once A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for NILAC A

7 Substitutes
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  • DERIVA CMS GEL
    (15 GM gel in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 17/GM of gel
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    Rs. 255
    pay 107% more per GM of gel
  • ACNOVATE 0.1% W/W/1% W/W GEL
    (15 GM gel in tube)
    Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 12.07/GM of gel
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    Rs. 181
    pay 47% more per GM of gel
  • ACNICIN 0.1% W/W/1% W/W GEL
    (15 GM gel in tube)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 8.99/GM of gel
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    Rs. 134.85
    pay 10% more per GM of gel
  • ADACIN 0.1% W/W/1% W/W GEL
    (15 GM gel in tube)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 11.93/GM of gel
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    Rs. 179
    pay 46% more per GM of gel
  • ACNECURE GEL
    (10 GM gel in tube)
    Psychotropics India Ltd
    Rs. 8.50/GM of gel
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    Rs. 85
    pay 4% more per GM of gel

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Expert advice for NILAC A

  • Avoid contact of cream/ gel with the eyes, lips, mouth or angles of the nose, and other sensitive areas of the body. 
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and wear protective clothing while using adapalene topical. Use of sunscreen products and protective clothing over the treated area.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to adapalene or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions for NILAC A

Adapalene Topical

Q.Is adapalene/Differin/Adaferin a steroid or statin?
No, adapalene, Differin (brand name for adapalene, Adaferin (brand name for adapalene) belong to class of medications called retinoid-like compounds

Q.Is adapalene topical good for wrinkles?
In some clinical studies, anti-wrinkle effect of adapalene 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 topical reduces acne scars?
Yes, adapalene topical reduces acne scars

Q.Does adapalene topical cause 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 23 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)