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Pimplex Gel 20gm

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20g Gel in Tube
65.66*
MRP 77.25
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Clindamycin + Nicotinamide
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Therapeutic classification
Topical Anti-fungal

Medical Description

{[name}} contains a combination of Clindamycin and Nicotinamide. It is used in treating acne and pimples. It also helps to prevent whiteheads and blackheads. It is meant only for external application
and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen.
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Uses of Pimplex Gel 20gm

{[name}} is used to treat acne and pimples. It also helps in preventing whiteheads and blackheads.

Contraindications of Pimplex Gel 20gm

  • If you are allergic to Clindamycin, Nicotinamide or any other components of {[name}}.
  • If you have a history of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • If you have ever developed diarrhoea after using any antibiotic medicine.

Side effects of Pimplex Gel 20gm

  • Burning sensation, itching, irritation, redness of skin at the area {[name}} is applied.
  • Skin peeling
  • Dry skin

Precautions and Warnings of Pimplex Gel 20gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Pimplex Gel 20gm during pregnancy?
A:
{[name}} should be used only under medical supervision as there is limited safety information available. In case you are prescribed with this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Pimplex Gel 20gm while breastfeeding?
A:
Please consult your doctor before using {[name}} while breastfeeding. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of a breastfeeding mother 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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Pimplex Gel 20gm?
A:
{[name}} is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Pimplex Gel 20gm?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of {[name}} with alcohol, but you should avoid taking alcohol in excessive amount.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of any allergic skin reactions
  • You notice dryness, irritation and peeling of skin after using {[name}}.
  • You experience an allergic reaction after using this medicine
  • You are also applying other topical medicines (cream, ointment, lotion, etc)
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying {[name}} for two weeks.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose and mouth.

Mode of Action of Pimplex Gel 20gm

How Does It Work?

  • {[name}} works by the combined action of its two components - Clindamycin and Nicotinamide.
  • Clindamycin is an antibiotic, which works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of acne-causing bacteria.
  • Nicotinamide, (a form of vitamin B3) is an anti-inflammatory agent. It works by reducing the swelling and redness associated with acne. It also regulates the amount of acne-causing oil being produced
    by the oil glands in your skin and helps in lightening the marks due to pimple, acne and other skin problems.
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Directions for Use of Pimplex Gel 20gm

  • {[name}} is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Pimplex Gel 20gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • {[name}} is applied externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied creams, lotion and gel. Discuss
    with your doctor if you are already on another topical gel or cream.
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  • {[name}} should be used with caution along with medicines like atracurium, Nimbex, Norcuron, etc.

Storage and disposal of Pimplex Gel 20gm

  • Store {[name}} in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Pimplex Gel 20gm

Overdose

As {[name}} is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have overapplie
d it, wipe out the excess medicine with tissue or cotton.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying {[name}}, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Pimplex Gel 20gm?

A: Pimplex Gel 20gm is used for the treatment of acne and pimples and is also helpful in preventing whiteheads and blackheads.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Pimplex Gel 20gm?

A: If you get any medicine in your eyes, then rinse with water thoroughly. Keep your eyes open when you rinse. If you still experience any discomfort, please contact your doctor immediately.

Q: For how long to use Pimplex Gel 20gm?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Pimplex Gel 20gm. Do not stop applying this medicine on your own.

Q: Is Pimplex Gel 20gm suitable for all types of skin?

A: Yes, Pimplex Gel 20gm is suitable for all skin types, but only use it after consulting a doctor.

Q: How to use Pimplex Gel 20gm?

  • Use Pimplex Gel 20gm as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.

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ContainsClindamycin,Nicotinamide
UsesAcne
Side effectsBurning sensation, dryness, peeling, redness of skin
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 11:31 AM (IST)
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