Acnesol Gel 1% (20 gm)
USA Brand Name
Systopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd.
Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)
What Is The Generic Name Of Acnesol Gel?
Clindamycin is the generic version of Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm
USA Brands Equivalent To Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)
About Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)
Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm is an antibiotic Gel which is used in the treatment of Acne. You can find it at all the leading online pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
Manufacturer Of Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm (Clindamycin)
Systopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd. is one of the top leading Pharmaceutical Company which manufactures Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm.
Strength Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)
Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm contains two active ingredients, Clindamycin 1% w/w. It should be noted that this medicine may be available in various strengths.
Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin) Is Used For The Treatment Of
It is used in the treatment of:
How Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin) Works?
Acnesol contains an active ingredient, Clindamycin (1% w/w), an antibiotic which basically works by stopping the bacterial growth by inhibiting the synthesis of essential proteins, that are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Before You Use Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)
You should be sure that:
- You are not allergic to it
- It is not affecting the mother and baby during pregnancy and breastfeeding
- It is not interacting with the medicines you are taking with it
When Not To Use Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)?
You should avoid using the Gel if you:
- Are Allergic/Hypersensitive to it
- If you are taking some medicines or supplements which raise the chances of Allergy or sunburn Eg: Antibiotics and Medicines to treat mood problems
- If you have Crohn’s Disease and Colon Inflammation
- If you are pregnant/conceiving/Breastfeeding and it is affecting your condition
- If your skin is accidentally injured, has cuts and scrapes.
Tell Your Doctor If You
- Are allergic to Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm
- Are taking any other medicines for any Disease or Disorder
- Have suffered from Diarrhea or bloody Diarrhea after using this
- Are using some Skin Products, Herbal Products or Over The Counter Medicine
- Are Pregnant or trying to conceive or breastfeeding as it may harm the unborn or newly born baby
- Accidentally swallowed it
- Have Crohn’s disease (a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines), antibiotic-associated colitis (colon inflammation)
- Have Skin injuries, bruises, chopped and dry skin, and have open wounds
- Have sunburnt Skin
- Have any Pre-existing Skin Disease, or any Surgery
Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm (Clindamycin) is available in various strengths at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore, and medical supply store. It should be used as directed by your doctor. It is not recommended for the children and caution should be taken in pregnant women.
You should apply the required amount of Gel as the excessive Gel will not increase the healing process but the piling of the Gel.
How Much Of Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin) Should Be Applied?
Recommended Dosage: Take pea size Gel on your fingertip and apply a thin layer of the Gel to the affected area once/twice a day as suggested by your doctor.
How To Apply Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm (Clindamycin)?
Here are the basic and easy steps to use the Gel:
- You should wash and dry your hands and the affected area properly prior to the Gel application
- Wait for few minutes until dry
- Take a pea size Gel on your fingertip and apply it by rubbing gently over the affected area (avoid applying near eyes, mouth, nose and inner ear).
- Clean your hands carefully after applying unless your hands are the affected area.
For How Long Should You Continue Applying Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)?
You should use this Gel for as long as directed by your physician. Moreover, its effects usually become noticeable (about after 2-3 days to weeks) after its use.
Overdose Of Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)?
Excessive Gel application results only in piling of Gel. It shows its effect on time and applying too much of it will not accelerate the process.
Missed Dose Of Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)?
A missed dose should be applied as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular routine. Do not apply multiple doses at the same time.
Side Effects Of Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)
The side effects of Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm include:
- Decreased Cholesterol Level in Blood
- Decreased Copper Level
- Loss of Appetite
- Stomach Cramps
Drugs Interact With Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)
Using other drugs, herbal supplements, over the counter drugs, or any substances may alter the medicinal effects of Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm. It may cause either an allergic reaction or a serious adverse effect and may nullify the effect of your Gel.
Skin Cosmetics and Topical Herbal Products may react with the Gel if applied simultaneously but for the detailed knowledge and instructions always take your doctor’s advice.
You must inform the doctor about all the medicines you are already taking.
Acnesol Gel 1% 20 gm should not be used in
- Hypersensitive conditions
- Sunburnt Skin
- Open wounds and Injured Ski
Warning And Precautions
- If skin irritation or allergy persists after using this Gel then stop using it and consult your doctor
- Avoid direct contact with your eyes and if it happens, contact your doctor immediately
- Do not use it during Intercourse or vice versa if you are using some birth control device like Tampons, Diaphragms, Condoms etc. as Clindamycin gel contains mineral oil that may weaken latex products (condoms and diaphragms) and may not provide adequate birth control.
- Always keep the Gel in proper conditions and out of the reach of children.
Things To Remember
- Read the insert of the tube thoroughly.
- Always tell your doctor about your medical history and follow the instructions as directed by the doctor.
How To Store Acnesol Gel 1% 20 Gm (Clindamycin)?
Keep the tube in a dry, dark and clean place. Avoid refrigeration