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Clindaz Gel 10gm

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By ADVIK LABORATORIES LTD
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TOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Clindaz Gel 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 meant only for external ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Clindaz Gel 10gm

Clindaz Gel for the treatment of acne.
contraindications

Contraindications of Clindaz Gel 10gm

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

Side effects of Clindaz Gel 10gm

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

Precautions and Warnings of Clindaz Gel 10gm

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Clindaz Gel during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of the medicine during pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use Clindaz Gel unless it is prescribed by the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Clindaz Gel while breastfeeding?
A:
Clindaz Gel 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Clindaz Gel?
A:
Clindaz Gel is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol during the treatment with Clindaz Gel?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Clindaz Gel.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may develop an allergic reaction after using Clindaz Gel
  • 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Clindaz Gel 10gm

How Does It Work?

Clindamycin in Clindaz Gel acts by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis, which is required by bacteria to grow and its function. Hence, it stops the growth of bacteria and prevents spreading.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Clindaz Gel 10gm

  • Clindaz Gel 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

Interactions of Clindaz Gel 10gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Clindaz Gel 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. Discuss with the docto...
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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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Clindaz Gel 10gm

  • Store Clindaz Gel below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Clindaz Gel 10gm

Overdose

  • As Clindaz Gel is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you applied extra q...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed applying Clindaz Gel, 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 Clindaz Gel?

  • Do not use it for a longer duration than the doctor has suggested.
  • Do not apply Clindaz Gel 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 Clindaz Gel?

A: Keep using Clindaz Gel 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 Clindaz Gel in the freezer?

A: No, do not let Clindaz Gel freeze, as it may alter its efficacy. Store it at room temperature only.

Q: Can I apply Clindaz Gel in an excess amount for fast healing?

A: No, if you use Clindaz Gel 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.

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ContainsClindamycin
UsesAcne
Side effectsSkin dryness, irritation, urge to scratch, skin oiliness
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 04:41 PM (IST)
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