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Zathrin Gel 15gm

15g Gel in Tube
MRP 84.55*
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Zathrin Gel 15gm Description

Zathrin Gel is used for the treatment and management of acne. It contains two medicines, clindamycin and adapalene. Clindamycin is an antibiotic and adapalene is a derivative of vitamin A. Zathrin Ge

l inhibits the growth of bacteria that cause pimples, reduces swelling and prevents the formation of blemishes due to the accumulation of oil and dirt. Wash your hands after applying this Gel. Do not use Zathrin for any other condition. Excessive use of makeup and other skin products should be avoided while using this Gel. Avoid using it if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The popping of acne can lead to the spreading of bacteria on the skin that can result in the worsening of acne and acne scars.


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ContainsClindamycin(1.0 %) + Adapalene(0.1 %)
Side effectsSkin irritation, peeling, burning, itching
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Uses of Zathrin Gel 15gm

Treatment of acne vulgaris.

Contraindications of Zathrin Gel 15gm

  • If you are allergic to clindamycin, adapalene or any other components of Zathrin.
  • If you have a history of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • If you have experienced diarrhoea upon antibiotic use.

Side effects of Zathrin Gel 15gm

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zathrin Gel 15gm



Can I apply Zathrin Gel during pregnancy?
Zathrin Gel is applied to the skin and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little. The chances of any effect in pregnancy are rare. Still, this medicine should be used only under medical supervision as components of this medicine are known to be unsafe during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. In case you have been prescribed this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Can I apply Zathrin Gel while breastfeeding?
It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of breastfeeding mothers. Avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.


Can I drive if I have applied Zathrin Gel?
Zathrin is to be applied to the affected area on the skin topically. It does not influence your driving ability. So, you can drive.


Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Zathrin Gel?
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Zathrin Gel. However, alcohol is known to worsen infection and inflammation; it's better to avoid consuming alcohol when you have been prescribed this Gel.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience skin reactions like dryness, skin peeling, burning sensation.
  • Your skin may get more sensitive to sunlight after using this Gel, protect the area from direct sunlight.
  • You have a history of inflammation of the colon or antibiotic-associated diarrhoea.
  • Zathrin Gelshould not come in contact with the eyes, mouth, nostrils or internal surfaces of the skin.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, wash with warm water immediately.
  • You should not use this Gel if you are prone to allergies (atopic).

Mode of Action of Zathrin Gel 15gm

How Does It Work?

Zathrin Gel works by the combined action of its two components clindamycin and adapalene. Clindamycin inhibits the protein synthesis in the bacteria responsible for causing infection and thus inhibit...
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Directions for Use of Zathrin Gel 15gm

  • Use this Zathrin Gel as directed by your doctor for external use only.
  • Apply it on the skin surface free from cuts & wounds.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this Gel, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.

Interactions of Zathrin Gel 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zathrin Gel is meant for local application on skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally.
  • However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine. Discuss with your doctor if you are already on another topical medicine.
  • Be cautious if you are taking oral anticoagulants like Warfarin, Acenocoumarol and Fluindione as components of this medicine may interact with the Gel. Regular monitoring of blood coagulation paramete...
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Storage and disposal of Zathrin Gel 15gm

  • Store this medicine below 30°C.
  • Try to keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Zathrin Gel 15gm


As Zathrin Gel 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 overapp...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any application of this 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 overapp...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does Zathrin Gel remove scars?

A: Yes, adapalene present in this Gel can help in reducing the scars after acne.

Q: Can Zathrin remove blackheads?

A: Blackheads are a type of acne only. Hence, Zathrin can be used for the treatment and management of acne. However, it is advised to use this Gel only after the doctors advise. The doctor will prescribe you the same after proper skin diagnosis. Do not self-medicate.
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Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:44 AM (IST)

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