Faceclin Gel

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  • Manufactured by: Abbott India Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Clindamycin (1 % w/w) + Nicotinamide (4 % w/w)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • This medicine is not available on Cash on Delivery(CoD)
    • Country of Origin: India

    Faceclin Gel Information



    Faceclin Gel Benefits & Uses

    Faceclin Gel is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Faceclin 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


    Faceclin Gel Side Effects

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

    Moderate

    Mild

    Faceclin Gel Related Warnings

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


      Faceclin Gel is safe for pregnant women.

    • Is the use of Faceclin Gel safe during breastfeeding?


      Faceclin Gel does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

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


      Faceclin Gel rarely affects the kidneys.

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


      Faceclin Gel is rarely harmful for the liver.

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


      Faceclin Gel has very mild side effects on the heart.



    Severe Interaction of Faceclin Gel with Other Drugs

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

    Moderate



    Faceclin Gel Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Faceclin Gel

    • Is this Faceclin Gel habit forming or addictive?


      Faceclin Gel does not cause addiction.

    Faceclin Gel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Faceclin Gel


      You can take Faceclin Gel with food.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Faceclin Gel


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Faceclin Gel with alcohol.



    Frequently asked Questions about Faceclin Gel

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Faceclin Gel treat UTI?

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

    Yes, Faceclin Gel 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.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Is Faceclin Gel safe to use?

    Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Faceclin Gel 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 3 years ago

    Can I take Faceclin Gel if i am allergic to penicillin?

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

    Yes, Faceclin Gel 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 Faceclin Gel as well or not.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I discontinue Faceclin Gel 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 Faceclin Gel 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 almost 4 years ago

    Does Faceclin Gel cover MRSA infections?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Faceclin Gel 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.



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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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    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 914-915

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



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