The medicine is composed of mainly two active ingredients CLINDAMYCIN+NICOTINAMIDE, that belong to the class of drugs called lincomycin antibiotics. Combination medicine is used in the treatment of inflamed acne. It decreases the production of natural oil or sebum, responsible for causing acne. Acne is a skin problem wherein oil glands (sebaceous glands) of the skin become clogged, thereby forming pimples and sometimes cysts. Clindamycin is a lincomycin antibiotic that works by penetrating the skin and killing acne-causing bacteria. Nicotinamide is a type of vitamin B, responsible for exerting anti-inflammatory effects that are applied to the skin.
The synergetic effect of the gel reduces the swelling, redness, and tenderness associated with inflamed acne. It also prevents pimples and the formation of blackheads, and whiteheads on the skin. Apply the gel, as per the prescribed quantity by the doctor. The gel should cover the entire face. Immediately rinse with water, if the gel comes in contact with the eyes, nose, mouth, or any sensitive area. Some users may experience side effects such as irritation, dryness, peeling, redness, and a burning sensation at the application site. Immediately consult your doctor if the side effects persist or become severe. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any of the active ingredients.
The gel is composed of bacteriostatic agents useful in the treatment of:
Usually, there are mild to temporary side effects of Clindamycin+ Nicotinamide gel that resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or get severe, immediately consult your doctor. The list of side effects is given below:
Some drugs may interact with each other, and cause unpleasant health effects. The same is true for certain food items and beverages. Drugs can also interact with a few health conditions and may worsen them.
Interactions with medicines:
Interaction with Food:
Avoid fried or oily food.
Interaction with Diseases:
1. Pregnant women should consult their doctor before using the gel.
2. lactating mothers should avoid using this gel as it may affect the newborn.
3. People with liver and kidney problems should avoid using the gel as it may worsen their health condition.
4. Store the gel in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
5. Keep the gel out of reach of children and pets. Properly dispose of expired and discarded medicines.
1. What precautions should be taken while using CLINDAMYCIN+NICOTINAMIDE?
The precautions which should be taken while using CLINDAMYCIN+NICOTINAMIDE are to avoid showering/bathing for at least 1 hour after the application. Avoid contact with CLINDAMYCIN+NICOTINAMIDE with eyes and mucous membranes.
2. In how much time does CLINDAMYCIN+NICOTINAMIDE shows its effect?
CLINDAMYCIN+NICOTINAMIDE may take up to 2-3 weeks to show its effect. Use it as per the directions given by your doctor. In case there is no improvement in the symptoms, please consult your doctor.