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Klynx Information

Klynx, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Gel. It is typically used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections, Skin Infections. Secondary and off-label uses of Klynx have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Klynx depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Some other side effects of Klynx have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Klynx normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Klynx is Severe for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Klynx has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Klynx related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Klynx are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Klynx have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Klynx is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Klynx Benefits & Uses

Klynx is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Klynx 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

Klynx Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Klynx safe for pregnant women?


    Klynx 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 Klynx safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Klynx. If you see any side effects, stop taking Klynx immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Klynx again, only after your doctor's advice.

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


    Very few cases of side effects of Klynx on kidney have been reported.

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


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

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


    You can take Klynx without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Klynx with Other Drugs

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

Moderate



Klynx Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Klynx

  • Is this Klynx habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Klynx.

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


    Klynx will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Klynx should be used only after doctor's advice.

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


    No, Klynx cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Klynx Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Klynx


    Taking Klynx with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Klynx


    Information about the interaction of Klynx and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Klynx

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Klynx if i am allergic to penicillin?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease

Yes, Klynx 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 Klynx as well or not.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Klynx without consulting a doctor?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

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

Question over 5 years ago

What is Klynx?

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

Klynx 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 Klynx is used in the treatment of acne vulgaris (pimples).

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Klynx?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Oral Klynx can be taken with or without food because food does not have any effect on the absorption of this drug. The topical gel of Klynx 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.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Klynx contain penicillin?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

No, Klynx 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.



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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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