Clinsol 1% Gel
Clinsol 1% Gel
Clinsol 1% Gel
Clinsol 1% Gel
Clinsol 1% Gel
Clinsol 1% Gel

Clinsol 1% Gel

15g Gel in Tube
MRP 85.00
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Medical Description

Clinsol gel is a topical preparation used for the management of acne, pimples, whiteheads and blackheads. It contains a combination of clindamycin and nicotinamide as the main ingredients. Clindamycin...
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ContainsVitamin B3 / Nicotinic Acid / Niacin(4.0 %),Clindamycin(1.0 %)
UsesAcne, whiteheads, pimples, blackheads
Side effectsSkin irritation, iItching, burning
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Uses of Clinsol 1% Gel

Clinsol Gel is used for the management of acne, pimples, pimples, and blackheads

Contraindications of Clinsol 1% Gel

  • If you are allergic to clindamycin, nicotinamide or any other ingredient of Clinsol gel.
  • If you have a history of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • If you have experienced diarrhoea upon antibiotic use.

Side effects of Clinsol 1% Gel

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

Precautions and Warnings of Clinsol 1% Gel


Can I use Clinsol gel during pregnancy?
Clinsol Gel is applied to the skin, and the quantities that might get absorbed from the skin are less. Thus, the chances of side effects are rare. Still, Clinsol gel should be used only under medical supervision, especially in the first trimester. In case you are prescribed with this medicine. Avoid using it on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Clinsol gel while breastfeeding?
Clinsol 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 Clinsol gel?
Clinsol gel is a topical medicine and it is unlikely to affect the ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Clinsol gel?
Alcohol is known to worsen the infection and inflammation. It is better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed with Clinsol gel.

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 skin.
  • You had or currently have a condition of inflammation of the colon or antibiotic-associated diarrhoea.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, nose or mucous membrane.
  • Do not use this medicine for other purposes without consulting a doctor.
  • Do not use Clinsol gel for a prolonged period of time. This medicine is not meant to be used for children.

Mode of Action of Clinsol 1% Gel

How Does It Work?

  • Clinsol Gel works by the combined action of its two constituents. Clindamycin is an antibiotic agent it works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of acne-causing bacteria.
  • Nicotinamide is a natural anti-inflammatory agent; it reduces the swelling and redness associated with acne. It also regulates oil production in the oil glands in your skin and helps in lightening the...
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Directions for Use of Clinsol 1% Gel

  • Use Clinsol gel as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Clean your skin with a mild water-based cleanser before applying this gel.
  • Apply gently on the affected area by placing a small amount on your fingertips.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this gel rinse your eyes with clean water immediately

Interactions of Clinsol 1% Gel

Interactions with other medicines

  • Clinsol Gel is meant for topical application on skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicines. Discuss wit...
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  • Be cautious if you are taking blood thinners such as warfarin, acenocoumarol, and fluindione as components of this medicine may interact with these medicines. Regular monitoring of blood coagulation p...
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Storage and disposal of Clinsol 1% Gel

  • Store this medicine at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Clinsol 1% Gel


Clinsol Gel is meant for external application only. Therefore the cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any application of this gel, apply it as soon as you remember. If its time for your next application, skip the missed one, and continue with your regular schedule. Do not overapply this ...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I use Clinsol Gel for children?

A: No, you should not use this product for children as there is limited safety information available about it.

Q: Can I use Clinsol gel in viral infections?

A: No, Clinsol gel contains Clindamycin which is an antibacterial medicine and is not effective against viral infections.

Q: Is Clinsol gel good for oily skin?

A: Yes, it is suitable for all skin types. It helps in controlling the excessive oil production in the skin due to the presence of nicotinamide component.

Q: How to use Clinsol gel on the face?

A: Wash your face with a soap or face wash and pat it dry. Wash your hands before applying the Clinsol gel. Apply a thin layer, rub 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: Does Clinsol gel work on pores?

A: The size of skin pores is usually inherited, and Clinsol 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 Clinsol gel good for pimples?

A: Yes, it is very helpful in controlling pimples and also helps in lightening the after marks.

Q: Is Clinsol gel good for everyday use?

A: Yes, it can be used every day till your skin problem subsides in the doses prescribed by your doctor. Please do not use it for a prolonged duration on skin.

Q: How do I store Clinsol gel ?

A: Store it in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight and heat. Place the cap tightly after use. Do not use it after the expiry date. Keep away from children.

Q: Does Clinsol gel work on hives?

A: No, Clinsol 1% Gel is intended to be used for treatment of acne, pimples, blackheads and white heads. Please consult your doctor before use as Hives may require an antiallergic medication.

Q: What are the side-effects that I can experience on application of Clinsol gel ?

A: Some may experience following side-effects like Burning, itching, irritation, redness, swelling may occur along with dry skin on application of Clinsol gel.

Q: What is Clinsol gel used for?

A: Clinsol Gel is used for the management of acne, pimples, pimples and blackheads

Q: How many days should we use Clinsol Gel?

A: Clinsol Gel should be used for the duration prescribed by your doctor. It is important to complete the duration of treatment.

Q: Clinsol gel vs Acnestar gel, are they the same?

A: Both Clinsol Gel and Acnestar gel contain a combination of clindamycin and nicotinamide as the main ingredients. It is advised to use the gel which is prescribed by your doctor and do not self medicate.
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Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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