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Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel

15g Gel in Tube
MRP 120.00
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Clindamycin(1.0 %W/W) + Vitamin B3 / Nicotinic Acid / Niacin(4.0 %W/W)
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Medical Description

Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel contains a combination of Clindamycin and Nicotinamide. Clindamycin is an antibiotic and Nicotinamide or Niacin is a form of vitamin B3. It helps in reducing acne, whiteheads a...
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    Precautions and Warnings
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    Directions for Use
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Uses of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel

Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel is used in the treatment of bacterial infection and inflammation of skin such as acne, whiteheads, pimples and blackheads.

Contraindications of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel

  • If you are allergic to Clindamycin, Nicotinamide or any other components of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel.
  • If you have a history of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • If you have experienced diarrhoea upon antibiotic use.

Side effects of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel

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

Precautions and Warnings of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel



Can I use Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel during pregnancy?
Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel is applied to the skin. The quantity that might get absorbed from the skin is too little, so the chances of any effect in pregnancy are rare. Still, this gel should be used only under medical supervision as its components are known to be unsafe during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. In case you are prescribed this gel avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel while breastfeeding?
Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of breastfeeding mothers as there can be chances of ingestion of this by a breastfed infant. Avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.


Can I drive if I have applied Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel?
No information is available on the ability to drive as it is to be applied topically.


Can I consume alcohol with Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel?
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel. However, alcohol is known to worsen infection and inflammation. It's better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed this ointment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to any components of this gel or 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 eyes, mouth and nose.
  • This gel should not come into contact with the eyes, mouth, nostrils or internal surfaces of skin.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine wash immediately.

Mode of Action of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel

How Does It Work?

  • Clindamycin is an antibiotic agent which is widely used to treat various bacterial infection of the skin. It inhibits the growth and multiplication of the acne-causing bacteria.
  • Nicotinamide acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and reduces the swelling and redness associated with acne. It also regulates the amount of acne-causing oil being produced by the oil glands in your ski...
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Directions for Use of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel

  • Use Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Apply it on a 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.

Interactions of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel

Interactions with other medicines

  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel with other medicines. However, as this gel contains clindamycin & nicotinamide, any interaction seen with these two...
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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 medicine. Discuss with your...
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  • Be cautious if you are taking oral anticoagulants like Warfarin, Acenocoumarol and Fluindione as components of this medicine may interact with that. Regular monitoring of blood coagulation parameters ...
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Storage and disposal of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel

  • Store Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel at room temperature, away from heat, moisture and direct light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not keep outdated medicine or the ones no longer needed.
  • Do not dispose of the medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel


As Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel is meant for external use, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have ove...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any application of Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel, apply it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next application, skip the missed application and continue with your regular schedule....
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Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel be used in children?

A: The safety and effectiveness of this gel in children under the age of 12 have not been studied.

Q: Can I use this gel in viral infections?

A: Clindamycin is an antibacterial medicine and is not effective against viral infections.

Q: Is Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel good for oily skin?

A: Yes, it is good for all skin types. It helps in controlling the excessive oil production in the skin.

Q: How to apply Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel?

  • Wash your face with a soap or face wash and pat it dry.
  • Wash your hands before applying this gel.
  • Apply a thin layer, rub it thoroughly and let it get absorbed.
  • Avoid touching and pressing the acne, rub on pimple too firmly while applying it.
  • Repeat it as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Does Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel work on pores?

A: The size of skin pores is usually inherited and this gel may directly not affect the size of pores. However, Nicotinamide present in this gel is known to control excessive oil production, which can help in reducing the pore size due to acne and pimples.

Q: Is Clin 3 Tube Of 15gm Gel good for pimples?

A: Yes, it is very helpful in controlling pimples and also helps in lightening the after marks.
Last Updated on: 18 Jun 2021 | 06:51 AM (IST)
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