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Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel

20g Gel in Tube
MRP 120.00*
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Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel Description

Adaclin Gel helps in reducing acne, whiteheads and blackheads. It contains clindamycin and nicotinamide as its active ingredients. Nicotinamide or Niacin is a form of vitamin B3 and Clindamycin is an

antibiotic. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. Excessive use of makeup and other products on your skin should be avoided while using Adaclin Gel. Do not pop acne as it may lead to bacteria & pus spreading on the skin that can lead to the spread of acne and acne scar. You may experience a few side effects of this Gel such as skin dryness, itching and burning sensation. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen.


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ContainsClindamycin(1.0 %W/W) + Niacinamide / Nicotinamide(4.0 %W/W)
Side effectsSkin irritation, itching, dry skin, oily skin, burning
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Uses of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel

Adaclin Gel is used to treat bacterial infection and skin problems such as acne, whiteheads, pimples, and blackheads

Contraindications of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel

  • If you are allergic to clindamycin, nicotinamide or any other components of Adaclin Gel.
  • If you have a history of inflammatory bowel disease
  • If you have experienced diarrhoea after consuming antibiotics

Side effects of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel

  • Skin irritation
  • Itching
  • Dry skin
  • Oily skin
  • Burning
  • Hives
  • Redness
  • Swelling

Precautions and Warnings of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel



Can I use Adaclin Gel during pregnancy?
Adaclin Gel is for topical use, and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little. The chances of any effect on pregnancy are rare. However, this gel should be used only under medical supervision. In case you are prescribed with this gel, avoid using in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Adaclin Gel while breastfeeding?
Consult your doctor before using Adaclin Gel while breastfeeding. If prescribed, it should not be applied on the breast or areas near the breast in the case of breastfeeding mothers as there can be chances of ingestion of this gel by a breastfed infant. Avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.


Can I drive after applying Adaclin Gel?
There is limited information about the effects of Adaclin Gel on driving, but as it is a topical preparation, it may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with Adaclin Gel?
There is no direct interaction between Adaclin Gel and alcohol. However, alcohol is known to worsen the skin infection and inflammation. It's better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed with this ointment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to any components of this gel or have a history of any allergic skin reaction.
  • You are experiencing excessive dryness, irritation, and peeling of the skin.
  • You have a history of inflammation of the colon or antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, avoid contact with this gel with the eyes, mouth, and nose.
  • Adaclin Gel is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age.

Mode of Action of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel

How Does It Work?

  • Clindamycin is an antibiotic and is widely used to treat various bacterial infections of the skin. It inhibits growth and multiplication of acne-causing bacteria.
  • Nicotinamide regulates the amount of acne-causing oil being produced by the oil glands in your skin and helps in lightening the after-marks due to pimple, acne, and other skin problems. It also acts a...
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Directions for Use of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel

  • Use Adaclin Gel as told by your doctor.
  • Apply it on the skin surface free from cuts & wounds.
  • Wash your hands before & after using this gel.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this gel, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.

Interactions of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel

Interactions with other medicines

  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Adaclin Gel with other medicines. However, this gel contains Clindamycin & Nicotinamide, and any interaction seen with these two components...
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  • This gel is meant for local application on skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied cream or gel. Discuss with ...
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  • Be cautious if you are taking oral anticoagulants like Warfarin, Acenocoumarol, and Fluindione, as components of these medicines may interact with Adaclin. Regular monitoring of blood coagulation para...
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Storage and disposal of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel

  • Store Adaclin Gel in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged products.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Adaclin 1% Tube Of 20gm Gel


Adaclin Gel is meant to be applied externally on the skin, thus cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If yo...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Adaclin Gel, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How to use Adaclin Gel?

  • Wash your face with clean water and pat it dry
  • Clean your hands before applying the Adaclin Gel
  • Apply a thin layer, massage it thoroughly and let it get absorbed
  • Avoid touching and pressing the acne or pimple too firmly while applying it
  • Repeat it as prescribed by your doctor

Q: What is Adaclin Gel used for?

A: Adaclin Gel is used for treating bacterial infection and skin problems such as acne, whiteheads, pimples, and blackheads
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