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Dalcap Information

  1. What is Dalcap?
  2. Dalcap Benefits & Uses
  3. Dalcap Dosage & How to Take
  4. Dalcap Side Effects
  5. Dalcap Related Warnings
  6. Severe Interaction of Dalcap with Other Drugs
  7. Dalcap Contraindications
  8. Frequently asked Questions about Dalcap
  9. Dalcap Interactions with Food and Alcohol
  10. How does Dalcap work?
  11. How to take Dalcap?
  12. Is Dalcap safe to use?
  13. Does Dalcap cause abdominal pain?
  14. Does Dalcap work for acne?
  15. Can Dalcap treat strep?
  16. Does Dalcap treat UTI?
  17. Can Dalcap treat bacterial vaginosis (BV)?

What is Dalcap?

Dalcap is a brand name of clindamycin and it comes in form of the capsule, injection, and topical gel. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drug known as lincosamides. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which is used in the prevention and treatment of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, strep throat, and pelvic inflammatory disease. The topical gel of Dalcap is used in the treatment of acne vulgaris (pimples).

Dalcap Benefits & Uses

Dalcap is used to treat the following -

  1. Pimples
  2. Bacterial Infections Primary
  3. Skin Infections Primary
  4. Bronchitis
  5. Osteomyelitis
  6. Endocarditis
  7. Peritonitis
  8. Blood Infection
  9. Gonorrhea
  10. Pneumonia
  11. Diabetic Foot Ulcer
  12. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  13. Bacterial Vaginosis

Dalcap Dosage & How to Take

Clindamycin एक एंटीबायोटिक है। यह प्रोटीन के संश्लेषण को बाधित करके बैक्टीरिया के विकास को रोकता है, जो महत्वपूर्ण कार्यों को पूरा करने के लिए बैक्टीरिया के लिए जरूरी है।

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.

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Ingredients of Dalcap

Clindamycin

Dalcap Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dalcap is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Vaginal Irritation
  3. Vaginal inflammation
  4. Urticaria
  5. Rash
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Erythema
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  9. Constipation Moderate
  10. Headache Mild
  11. Back Pain Mild
  12. Infection
  13. Flatulence Mild
  14. Abdominal Pain Mild
  15. Vertigo Mild
  16. Fatigue Mild

Dalcap Related Warnings

Is the use of Dalcap safe for pregnant women?

Those pregnant women want to take Dalcap, before that take doctor advice regarding how to use. If you don't do same then it will cause harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Is the use of Dalcap safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Dalcap. Immediately discontinue Dalcap if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor says it is safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Dalcap on the Kidneys?

Dalcap is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Dalcap on the Liver?

Dalcap may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Dalcap on the Heart?

Using Dalcap does not have any harmful effects on [Organ].

Safe

Severe Interaction of Dalcap with Other Drugs

Dalcap should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Codeine

Amiodarone

Paracetamol,Codeine

    Erythromycin

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    Dalcap Contraindications

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

    1. Ulcerative Colitis
    2. Liver Disease
    3. Asthma
    4. Sexually transmitted diseases

    Frequently asked Questions about Dalcap

    Is this Dalcap habit forming or addictive?

    No, Dalcap is not habit forming.

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Dalcap as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Dalcap only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    There is no benefit of taking Dalcap for mental disorders.

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    Dalcap Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Dalcap

    Taking Dalcap with food does not cause any problem.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Dalcap

    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Dalcap and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

    Unknown

    How does Dalcap work?

    Dalcap 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. Dalcap 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.

    How to take Dalcap?

    Oral Dalcap can be taken with or without food because food does not have any effect on the absorption of this drug. The topical gel of Dalcap should be applied as a thin layer once daily on the affected area or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with colitis and improper kidney or liver function.

    Is Dalcap safe to use?

    Yes, Dalcap 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.

    Does Dalcap cause abdominal pain?

    Yes, in a few cases oral Dalcap may cause abdominal pain. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause of abdominal pain is unknown. If you are experiencing abdominal pain after taking this drug then you are advised to take a mild painkiller such as paracetamol.

    Does Dalcap work for acne?

    Yes, Dalcap works in acne. It is used in the treatment of acne vulgaris (pimples) caused by Propionibacterium acnes and Cutibacterium acnes.  The topical preparation of Dalcap has to be applied a thin layer on the affected area once daily or as advised by your doctor.

    Can Dalcap treat strep?

    Yes, Dalcap can treat strep. It is used in the treatment of strep throat (pharyngitis) caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. Since it is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, you are advised to not take this drug by yourself to avoid bacterial resistance.

    Does Dalcap treat UTI?

    Yes, Dalcap can treat UTI (urinary tract infection) but it is not generally preferred as a first line drug of choice for the treatment of UTI. It is only prescribed in UTI when other drugs are not effective in treating the infection.

    Can Dalcap treat bacterial vaginosis (BV)?

    Yes, Dalcap can treat BV (bacterial vaginosis) which is an infection caused by the overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. Dalcap contains clindamycin which is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that kills the bacteria that are causing the infection.

    Can I discontinue Dalcap on my own without doctors advice?

    Discontinuing Dalcap 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.

    How long can I safely take Dalcap?

    Take Dalcap as directed by your doctor to ensure complete eradication of infection. Do not take or use this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid bacterial resistance.

    Can I take Dalcap without consulting a doctor?

    Dalcap is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, hence do not take Dalcap without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without the doctor's advice.

    Can Dalcap cause diarrhoea?

    Yes, oral Dalcap causes diarrhoea. It is a common side effect of this drug. To keep yourself well hydrated, drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this drug. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking this drug then discuss with your doctor immediately without any further delay.

    Can Dalcap cause dry skin?

    Yes, a topical preparation of Dalcap may cause dry skin in few cases. It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing excessive dryness of skin after applying this drug then you are advised to use moisturizer and other preventive cure to relieve dryness of skin.

    Does Dalcap cause headache?

    No, Dalcap does not cause a headache. It has not been reported by the patient's who are taking this drug. However, if you are experiencing a headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest even after this if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

    Can Dalcap cause hair loss?

    No, Dalcap does not cause hair loss (alopecia). It has not been associated with hair loss till now. If you are experiencing any unusual hair loss after using this drug and you are in doubt that Dalcap is causing this effect then do discuss it with your doctor.

    Does Dalcap cover MRSA infections?

    Yes, Dalcap covers MRSA(methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections. It is effective against not just MRSA infection but also to penicillin-susceptible strains such as Streptococcus pneumoniae.

    Does Dalcap cover anaerobes?

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

    Does Dalcap contain penicillin?

    No, Dalcap does not contains penicillin. It contains clindamycin which is a macrolide antibiotic that belongs to the class of drug known as lincosamide and it has a broad spectrum activity against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria that are generally found to be resistant to penicillin.

    Is Dalcap a steroid?

    No, Dalcap is not a steroid. It contains clindamycin which is a broad-spectrum macrolide antibiotic that belongs to the class of drug known as lincosamides. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    Can I take Dalcap if i am allergic to penicillin?

    Yes, Dalcap 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 Dalcap as well or not.

    Can I take Dalcap with ibuprofen?

    Yes, oral Dalcap can be taken with ibuprofen. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with ibuprofen then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Can I take Dalcap with tramadol?

    Yes, oral Dalcap can be taken with tramadol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Dalcap along with tramadol if it does not exceed the recommended dosage.

    Can I take Dalcap with diphenhydramine?

    Yes, oral Dalcap can be taken with diphenhydramine. No drug-drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Dalcap along with diphenhydramine if the dose of this drug does not exceed recommended doses. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

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    Dalcap 96.25
    Nilac(Sou) 14.0
    Uniclid 180.95
    Clin 78.75
    Acleen 69.0
    Aclind 78.0
    Acloderm 105.0
    Acnesol Gel 60.0
    Acnelak Z 58.0
    Acnesol 73.0
    Acrub Anti Acne 55.0
    Clear (H&Amp;H) 125.0
    Clenchin 72.0
    Clenchin Z 51.0
    Clencin 67.0
    Clid (Bennet) 80.95
    Climple 87.0
    Clinapil 50.0
    Clincent 96.0
    Clinch 1% Lotion 95.0
    Clinch 77.0
    Clincin 220.7
    Clinda Gel 101.0
    Clindac A (Galderma) 125.0
    Clindac A (Alkem) 170.0
    Clinderm 42.0
    Clingard 92.0
    Clinizex 62.0
    Clinizex A 1% Cream 23.0
    Clinlup 15.0
    Clinof 53.0
    Clinoxid 248.0
    Clinzit 45.0
    Clive 50.0
    D Acne 199.0
    Derlin 50.0
    Erytop 82.0
    Klinspec 56.0
    Klynx 75.0
    Rakcen 72.0
    Uceclin 55.0
    Acne C Gel 55.68
    Acne Gel B 135.0
    Acnelot 53.0
    Acneris 48.0
    Akni 36.0
    Alesa 11.0
    Alight 45.0
    Camyda 75.0
    Cleen See 99.0
    Clene 37.0
    Clinagel 91.0
    Clinall 54.0
    Clincitop 1% W/W Gel 51.0
    Clindaris 73.0
    Clindolab 12.0
    Clindy 45.0
    Clinka 75.0
    Clinkrick Gel 91.0
    Clinmax 105.0
    Clinmiface 90.0
    Clinred 89.0
    Clinsol 50.0
    Ctop 20.0
    Dermacare 24.0
    Ecnacare 53.0
    Efatop 107.0
    Klinser 33.0
    Magnathrocin 61.0
    Tocan 35.0
    Zadomycin 60.0
    Zyclin 153.0
    Clindasta 133.33
    Clindatec 191.0
    Clindate 195.71
    Clindatime 139.12
    Clindol 160.95
    Clindum 225.0
    Dalacin C 310.2
    Dalacin 143.0
    Dalcinex 176.0
    Klinz 142.38
    Acneclin 36.2
    Clindak 146.02
    Clinet 58.75
    Clinzucia 82.38
    This medicine data has been created by Senior Pharmacist Md. Saadullah and Pharmacist Vikas Chauhan

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