Acnesol Gel 20gm (Clindamycin 1%)
Comprehensive Guide to Clindamycin 1% Gel
Clindamycin is an antibiotic that belongs to the lincosamide class, commonly used to treat various bacterial infections. The primary purpose of Clindamycin is to inhibit the growth of bacteria and fight infections.
What is Clindamycin?
Clindamycin is a powerful antibiotic medication. It is used to treat a range of bacterial infections. Belongs to the lincosamide class of antibiotics.
Mechanism of Action:
Clindamycin works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis. It binds to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome, preventing the addition of amino acids to growing peptide chains.
Clindamycin 1% Gel: An Overview
Clindamycin 1% Gel is a topical formulation of Clindamycin used for dermatological purposes. Specifically designed for skin application.
Popular Brands and Variants
Various pharmaceutical companies produce Clindamycin 1% Gel, each with its brand name. Variants may include different formulations or additional active ingredients.
Clindamycin 1% Gel is commonly prescribed for mild to moderate acne vulgaris.It helps reduce inflammation and control bacterial growth on the skin.
Expert advice- while using Clindamycin 1% Gel
- If you get diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop using this medicine and call your doctor.
- If you are taking birth control pills while taking clindamycin take a secondary measure of birth control. Please consult your doctor regarding the same.
- Consult your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma, allergies, eczema (sensitive skin that often becomes itchy or irritated) or kidney or liver disease.
- Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, if you become pregnant while taking clindamycin, call your doctor.
How It Works
Common Side Effects
fast heartbeat, puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, ulcers, peeling, joint or muscle pain, face, sore throat, cough or hoarseness, shortness of breath, blurred vision, sores, nausea, or skin rash, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips, Blistering, Red, yellow eyes or skin, hives or welts, heartburn, chills, lower back, vomiting, thrush., itching, unusual weight loss, bleeding gums, loss of appetite, unusual tiredness, diarrhea, dizziness, difficulty with swallowing, chest pain, or tongue, swollen and scaly skin, lips, dry mouth, or loosening of the skin, stomach cramps, headache
Frequently Asked Questions
Besides acne, Clindamycin 1% Gel is effective against other bacterial skin infections. It targets and eliminates the bacteria causing the infection.
|Manufacturer||:||Systopic Pharma, India|