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Tocan 1 % Gel

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Composition for Tocan 1 % Gel

Primary uses of Tocan 1 % Gel

MRP
35.87
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Tocan Gel

Uses of Tocan Gel

Tocan 1 % Gel is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections. It is used in infections of the skin such as acne (Pimples), abdomen, bone, skin, heart and soft tissues. It also used in post-operative infections.

Tocan Gel side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tocan are Skin irritation, Itching, Dryness.

How to use Tocan 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 cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Tocan Gel works

Tocan 1 % Gel is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

In Depth Information on Tocan Gel

Expert advice for Tocan Gel

  • If you get diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop using this medicine and call your doctor.
  • If you are taking birth control pills while taking clindamycin take a secondary measure of birth control. Please consult your doctor regarding the same.
  • Consult your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma, allergies, eczema (sensitive skin that often becomes itchy or irritated) or kidney or liver disease.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, if you become pregnant while taking clindamycin, call your doctor.
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Tocan Gel related warnings
Special precautions for Tocan Gel
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tocan 1 % Gel 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Tocan 1 % Gel is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Tocan Gel?uses

If you miss a dose of Tocan 1 % Gel, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Tocan 1 % Gel

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Frequently asked questions about Tocan Gel

Frequently asked questions about Clindamycin

Q. Is clindamycin/Clindac/Dalacin a steroid, sulfa drug, cephalosporin, or a penicillin?
Clindamycin belongs to a group of antibiotics called lincosamide antibiotics. Clindamycin is not a cephalosporin, penicillin, or a sulpha drug and does not contain sulpha
Q. Is Tocan good for strep throat, urinary tract infection, sinus infection, sore throat, bladder infection, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and ear infection?
Tocan can be used to treat strep throat, sore throat, sinus infection, bladder infection, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and ear infection. Tocan can be used but is not the first choice of drug for urinary tract infection
Q. Is Tocan safe?
Tocan is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Tocan over-the-counter drug?
Tocan is not an over the counter drug. It is a prescription drug
Q. Can I take clindamycin with Advil (ibuprofen), tramadol, Benadryl, and Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)?
Clindamycin may be taken with ibuprofen, tramadol, Benadryl and Suboxone. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take clindamycin with a penicillin allergy?
Clindamycin is considered safe for use in patients with a penicillin allergy
Q. Does Tocan treat acne scars?
Tocan 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 Tocan cream cause thrush?
Yes, Tocan cream may cause thrush with prolonged use or if you are prone to fungal infections.
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