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Tocan N Gel 10gm

By OLCARE LABORATORIES PVT LTD
10g Gel in Tube
94.30*
MRP 115.00
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Medical Description

Tocan N 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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ContainsClindamycin(1.0 %W/W),Vitamin B3 / Nicotinic Acid / Niacin(4.0 %W/W)
UsesAcne, whiteheads, pimples, blackheads
Side effectsSkin irritation, iItching, burning
ClassificationANTI-ACNE
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Uses of Tocan N Gel 10gm

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

Contraindications of Tocan N Gel 10gm

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

Side effects of Tocan N Gel 10gm

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

Precautions and Warnings of Tocan N Gel 10gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Tocan N Gel during pregnancy?
A:
Tocan N 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, Tocan N 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

Q:
Can I use Tocan N Gel while breastfeeding?
A:
Tocan N should only be used if prescribed by your doctor. Avoid using Tocan N Gel on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Tocan N Gel?
A:
Tocan N Gel is a topical medicine and it is unlikely to affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tocan N Gel?
A:
Alcohol is known to worsen the infection and inflammation. It is better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed with Tocan N 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 Tocan N Gel for a prolonged period of time. This medicine is not meant to be used for children.

Mode of Action of Tocan N Gel 10gm

How Does It Work?

  • Tocan N 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 Tocan N Gel 10gm

  • Use Tocan N 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 Tocan N Gel 10gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tocan N 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 Tocan N Gel 10gm

  • 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 Tocan N Gel 10gm

Overdose

Tocan N 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

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Tocan N Gel good for pimples?

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

Q: Is Tocan N 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.
Product Details
Brand
TOCAN N
Expires on or After
22/08/2022
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:26 PM (IST)
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