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23 Nov 2018 | 12:19 PM (IST)
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Overview

Uses of Seraclin-AD Gel

Seraclin-AD Gel is used in the treatment of acne.

Seraclin-AD Gel side effects

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

How to use Seraclin-AD 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 Seraclin-AD Gel works

Seraclin-AD 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.

Seraclin-AD Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Seraclin-AD 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.
Lactation
Seraclin-AD Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Seraclin-AD Gel
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Seraclin-AD

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Sir i m suffering from skin acne Ple see my pic ad suggest me
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use acnovate gel - once daily in the evening for 4-5hrs maximum and wash off. . Continue for 6wks minimum. . Apply in small amount only over the pimples and spots. . Dnt rub. . Wash off if there is irritation. . Take proper sunprotection during the day. .
sir i have suffering from ring worm in head last five year , i take many mediciane bt not going , after stop medician , again come . i used seldruff shampoo for relief from this.but i want it take off my head for forever . please tell me about this , and on my back have acne, please tell me about this also
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Cap sporanox 100 mg twice daily for 2 weeks . Keraglo AD shampoo for application thrice weekly for wash . Benzac AC 2.5 percent for application over back acneO1247177345 for chemical peels for clear back
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FAQs

Q. Can I use Seraclin-AD as a spot treatment (for single pimple)?

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

Q. How long does Seraclin-AD take to work?

It may take up to 2-3 weeks before your symptoms improve. Seraclin-AD 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 Seraclin-AD be more effective if I overuse it?

No, do not overuse Seraclin-AD. 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.

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