Peroclin 5%/1% Gel

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Primarily used for

Psoriasis, Acne, Keratoses (Abnormal skin growth)
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15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Peroclin 5%/1% Gel

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Uses of Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl Peroxide is used in the treatment of psoriasis, keratoses and dermatitis.
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Side effects of Benzoyl Peroxide

Common

Dry skin, Erythema, Skin peeling, Burning sensation.

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How to use Benzoyl Peroxide

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Peroclin 5%/1% Gel works

Benzoyl peroxide attacks the bacteria (germs) known as Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne. It also has peeling and drying properties..
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Uses of Clindamycin Topical

Clindamycin Topical is used in the treatment of acne.
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Side effects of Clindamycin Topical

Common

Vaginal inflammation, Vulvovaginal discomfort.

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How to use Clindamycin Topical

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Peroclin 5%/1% Gel works

Clindamycin topical 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 Peroclin 5%/1% Gel

Expert advice for Benzoyl Peroxide

  • This medicine is for external use only. Always wash your hands after using benzoyl peroxide.
  • Avoid exposure to strong sunlight or UV lamps while using benzoyl peroxide. If unavoidable, use a suitable sunscreen lotion and apply benzoyl peroxide in the evening after washing the skin.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, nose (especially mucous lining). If any accidental contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with warm water.
  • Benzoyl peroxide should not be applied to damaged skin.
  • This product may bleach hair and colored fabrics including clothing, towels and bed linen. Be careful to avoid contact of the gel with these materials.
  • Caution should be exercised when applying benzoyl peroxide to the neck and other sensitive areas.
  • Do not stop using benzoyl peroxide if your skin condition appears to worsen for the first 2 to 3 weeks of treatment.
  • Do not apply benozyl peroxide if you are allergic to benzoyl peroxide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Avoid using benozyl peroxide if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are breast-feeding.
  • Do not apply benozyl peroxide if you are using any other acne products or medicines with peeling, irritant and drying effects.
   

Expert advice for Clindamycin Topical

  • 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).
Warnings
Special precautions for Peroclin 5%/1% Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Peroclin 5%/1% 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.
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Lactation
Peroclin 5%/1% Gel is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Peroclin 5%/1% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Peroclin 5%/1% Gel is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Peroclin 5%/1% Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Peroclin 5%/1% Gel is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Peroclin 5%/1% Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Peroclin 5%/1% Gel

Frequently asked questions for Benzoyl Peroxide

Q. Does benzoyl peroxide work/ is benzoyl peroxide good for skin/pimples/acne/acne marks/ acne scars/ dark spots?
Benzoyl peroxide is effective in treating acne on face, chest or back in most of the people where the skin has a lot of blackheads, spots and pimples. It can be helpful in treating acne marks, scars and dark spots
Q. Does benzoyl peroxide darken skin/cause hyperpigmentation/peel skin/bleach skin/cause redness?
Benzoyl peroxide may cause redness, peel the skin and also bleach skin and hair. It doesn't darken the skin or cause hyperpigmentation, but it should be best to use it under a doctor's supervision
Q. Is benzoyl peroxide a BHA/an antibiotic/ retin a/salicylic acid?
Benzoyl peroxide is not a beta hydroxy acid (BHA), antibiotic, retin A or salicylic acid
Q. Is benzoyl peroxide the same as hydrogen peroxide?
No, benzoyl peroxide is different from hydrogen peroxide.
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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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