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Nilac Tube Of 20gm Gel
Nilac Tube Of 20gm Gel
Nilac Tube Of 20gm Gel
Nilac Tube Of 20gm Gel
Nilac Tube Of 20gm Gel

Nilac Tube Of 20gm Gel

20g Gel in Tube
MRP 180.00
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Medical Description

Nilac gel is a combination medicine containing clindamycin (an antibiotic) and nicotinamide or niacin (a form of vitamin B3) as its active components. It helps in reducing acne, whiteheads and blackh

eads and also reduces acne scars and prevents acne or pimples. Avoid using makeup in excess or any other products on your skin when using this gel. Avoid using it if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not pop pimples as that leads to bacteria, pus spreading on the skin that can lead to the spread of pimples and acne scars. Nilac gel is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹154.80
You Save₹25.20 (14% on MRP)
ContainsClindamycin(1.0 %W/W) + Vitamin B3 / Nicotinic Acid / Niacin(4.0 %W/W)
Side effectsSkin irritation, itching, burning, dry skin
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Nilac gel is used in the treatment of bacterial infection and inflammation of skin such as acne, whiteheads, pimples and blackheads.

Contraindications of NILAC TUBE OF 20GM GEL

  • If you are allergic to Clindamycin, Nicotinamide or any other components of Nilac gel.
  • If you have a history of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • If you have experienced diarrhoea upon antibiotic use.

Side effects of NILAC TUBE OF 20GM GEL

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

Precautions and Warnings of NILAC TUBE OF 20GM GEL



Can I use Nilac gel during pregnancy?
Nilac 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 Nilac gel while breastfeeding?
Nilac 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 Nilac gel?
No information is available on the ability to drive as it is to be applied topically.


Can I consume alcohol with Nilac gel?
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Nilac 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 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 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.

Directions for Use of NILAC TUBE OF 20GM GEL

  • Use Nilac 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.

Storage and disposal of NILAC TUBE OF 20GM GEL

  • Store Nilac gel at room temperature, away from heat, moisture and direct light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.



As Nilac 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 overapplied it, w...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any application of Nilac 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. Do not overap...
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Mode of Action of NILAC TUBE OF 20GM 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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Interactions of NILAC TUBE OF 20GM GEL

Interactions with other medicines

  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Nilac gel with other medicines. However, as this gel contains clindamycin & nicotinamide, any interaction seen with these two components wh...
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  • This gel is meant for local application on the skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine. Discuss with ...
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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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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Nilac 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 Nilac 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 Nilac gel on the face?

  • 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 or rubbing on the pimple too firmly while applying it.
  • Repeat it as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Does Nilac 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 Nilac gel good for pimples?

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

Q: Does Nilac gel remove scars?

A: Yes, Nilac gel is a topical antibiotic medicine that is used for the treatment of skin bacterial infection and also reduces or removes acne scars and prevents acne or pimples.
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