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Derlin Information

Derlin is an allopathic medicine The correct dosage of Derlin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.



Derlin Benefits & Uses

Derlin is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Derlin 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
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: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
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: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
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: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Derlin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Derlin safe for pregnant women?


    Derlin can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Derlin safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Derlin. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Derlin on the Kidneys?


    Derlin may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Derlin on the Liver?


    Derlin has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Derlin on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Derlin for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Derlin with Other Drugs

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

Moderate



Derlin Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Derlin

  • Is this Derlin habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Derlin has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Derlin since it does not cause drowsiness.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Derlin should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Derlin is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Derlin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Derlin


    Taking Derlin with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Derlin


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

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Derlin

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Derlin cover MRSA infections?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Derlin 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.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Derlin safe to use?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Derlin 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.

Question about 4 years ago

Can I take Derlin if i am allergic to penicillin?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease

Yes, Derlin 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 Derlin as well or not.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can I take Derlin with diphenhydramine?

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB , Ophthalmology

Yes, oral Derlin can be taken with diphenhydramine. No drug-drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Derlin 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.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Derlin without consulting a doctor?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

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



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

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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