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Acnicin Solu

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
25ml Liquid For Skin Application in Bottle
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Acnicin Solu Description

Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application is a topical antibiotic used to treat acne. It contains clindamycin as an active component. Clindamycin helps to inhibit the growth of acne-causing bacteria. It is ...
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ContainsClindamycin Phosphate
UsesAcne
Side effectsSkin dryness, irritation, urge to scratch, skin oiliness
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Acnicin Solu

Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application for the treatment of acne.

Contraindications of Acnicin Solu

  • If you have an allergy to clindamycin, lincomycin or other ingredients of the Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application.
  • If you have a digestive disorder like inflammation in the inner lining of the intestine (colitis) or have a history of antibiotic-associated colitis.

Side effects of Acnicin Solu

  • Skin dryness
  • Irritation
  • Urge to scratch
  • Skin oiliness

Precautions and Warnings of Acnicin Solu

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of the medicine during pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application unless it is prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application while breastfeeding?
A:
Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application needs to be applied to the skin. Hence, it may pass into the breastmilk. However, it should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of breastfeeding mothers as there may be chances of ingestion by a breastfed infant. Avoid using on large areas of skin for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application?
A:
Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol during the treatment with Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may develop an allergic reaction after using Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application
  • You are using products containing benzoyl peroxide because concomitant use should be avoided.
  • You should not apply it on the eyes, mouth, and cuts or wounds on your skin, as caution should be exercised when applying medication around the areas.
  • You may have a genetic tendency to develop allergic diseases like rhinitis, asthma, etc., as caution is advised.
  • You may experience burning or irritation on the skin. The doctor may suggest you discontinue the treatment.

Mode of Action of Acnicin Solu

How Does It Work?

Clindamycin in Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application acts by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis, which is required by bacteria to grow and its function. Hence, it stops the growth of bacteria and pr...
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Directions for Use of Acnicin Solu

  • Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application is meant for external use only.
  • Use as directed by a doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions from the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds; rub it gently.
  • Wash hands before and after using the medicine unless the hands are the area to be treated.
  • Do not use it for a longer time than the doctor suggested.
  • Do not apply on windburned or sunburned skin or open wounds.
  • Do not use the medicine in or around the eyes, lips or inside the nose.
  • In case the eyes come in contact with the medicine rinse the eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Acnicin Solu

Interactions with other medicines

  • Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application is meant for local application on the skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, may interact with other topical medicines...
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  • Concomitant use of the medicine along with blood thinners like warfarin, acenocoumarol, and fluindione may increase blood clotting time.
  • If you are going to have surgery in those cases, anaesthetics or medicines used to paralyse the muscles should be used with caution.

Storage and disposal of Acnicin Solu

  • Store Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Acnicin Solu

Overdose

  • As Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed applying Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply the medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I need to take before applying for Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application?

  • Do not use it for a longer duration than the doctor has suggested.
  • Do not apply Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application on windburned, sunburned skin or on open wounds.
  • Do not use the medicine in or around the eye area, lips or inside of the nose.
  • Rub it gently and well.
  • Wash the hands after applying it.

Q: For how long do I need to apply Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application?

A: Keep using Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application for the full time of treatment, even if your symptoms begin to clear up after a short time. If you stop using the medicine too soon, your acne may return or get worse.

Q: Can I put Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application in the freezer?

A: No, do not let Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application freeze, as it may alter its efficacy. Store it at room temperature only.

Q: Can I apply Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application in an excess amount for fast healing?

A: No, if you use Acnicin Liquid For Skin Application more often than recommended or on large areas of the body, it may cause hormonal imbalance. In children, this may affect the growth and development. Usually, it is not used for children below 12 years old unless it is prescribed by a dermatologist depending upon the clinical condition.
Product Details
Brand
ACNICIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/09/2022

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