Clinzer Gel

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Clinzer Gel Information

Clinzer Gel is a prescription medicine that is available as a Gel. The alternative uses of Clinzer Gel have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Clinzer Gel is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Clinzer Gel can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Clinzer Gel are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Clinzer Gel has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Clinzer Gel has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Clinzer Gel related warnings section.

Clinzer Gel is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Peptic Ulcer, Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. The section on Clinzer Gel contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Clinzer Gel may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Clinzer Gel, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Clinzer Gel Benefits & Uses

Clinzer Gel is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Clinzer Gel Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Clindamycin (1%w/w) + Nicotinamide (4%w/w), for course duration follow doctor's advice
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Clindamycin (1%w/w) + Nicotinamide (4%w/w), for course duration follow doctor's advice
Adult
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Clindamycin (1%w/w) + Nicotinamide (4%w/w), for course duration follow doctor's advice
Geriatric
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Clindamycin (1%w/w) + Nicotinamide (4%w/w), for course duration follow doctor's advice

Clinzer Gel Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Clinzer Gel safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Clinzer safely.

  • Is the use of Clinzer Gel safe during breastfeeding?


    Clinzer does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

  • What is the effect of Clinzer Gel on the Kidneys?


    Clinzer may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Clinzer Gel on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Clinzer on the liver have been reported.

  • What is the effect of Clinzer Gel on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Clinzer on the heart have been reported.



Clinzer Gel Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Clinzer Gel unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Clinzer Gel

  • Is this Clinzer Gel habit forming or addictive?


    Clinzer Gel is not addictive in nature.

Clinzer Gel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Clinzer Gel


    Taking Clinzer Gel with food does not harm your health.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Clinzer Gel


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Clinzer Gel with alcohol will be.



Frequently asked Questions about Clinzer Gel

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Clinzer on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Discontinuing Clinzer on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Clinzer if i am allergic to penicillin?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes, Clinzer can be used in those patients who are allergic to penicillin. Your doctor may use a patch test to determine whether you are allergic to Clinzer as well or not.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Clinzer cover anaerobes?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Clinzer covers anaerobes. It is effective against some of the anaerobic bacteria such as Prevotella melaninogenica, Fusobacterium necrophorum, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Peptostreptococcus anaerobius, and Clostridium perfringens.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Clinzer work?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Clinzer is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. It works by preventing the protein synthesis in bacteria which are essential for it. The absence of these vital proteins results in stunned bacterial cell growth due to which bacteria become vulnerable and dies. Clinzer is effective against a wide range of both gram negative and gram positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, Prevotella melaninogenica, and lostridium perfringens.

Question over 5 years ago

Is Clinzer safe to use?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Clinzer is safe to use, if it is used in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as metallic taste, nausea, and vomiting. If you experience above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



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US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; CLeocin HCl® clindamycin hydrochloride

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 756-757

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 328-330

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US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Niaspan® (niacin)

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