About Clinka Gel 20gm
Clinka Gel 20 mg is prescribed to treat acne vulgaris. Acne Vulgaris is a common skin disorder that occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells. Blackheads, little red, sensitive bumps, whiteheads, pimples, and pus-filled lumps on the skin are symptoms.
Clinka Gel 20 gm is a member of the ‘antibiotics’ pharmaceutical class, which is mostly used to treat acne (pimples). “Clindamycin,” which is an ingredient in Clinka Gel 20 gm, prevents bacterial growth by preventing bacterial protein synthesis. It exhibits a bacteriostatic action that stops germs from growing.
How Clinka Gel Works
Clinka Gel is an antibiotic. It acts by stopping the creation of necessary proteins that bacteria need to perform their important tasks. As a result, it inhibits the growth of the bacteria and stops the illness from spreading.
Let your doctor know if you have ever experienced bloody diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis, or diarrhea. It is advised against using Clinka Gel if you have a history of antibiotic-associated colitis, ulcerative colitis, or regional enteritis, which is an inflammation of the small intestine.
Directions For Use
Apply CLINKA GEL as directed by your doctor. It is exclusively for external usage. Before using, wash your hands. Wash and dry the entire afflicted region, then apply a thin layer to the skin where acne lesions occur once daily, being sure to cover the entire affected area.
If it comes into contact with your eyes, mouth, or nose, quickly and thoroughly rinse them with water. Your doctor will determine the appropriate dose and duration for you based on your age, weight, and medical status.
Side Effects of Clinka Gel
Common Side Effects
- Burning, itching, or abnormal redness of the skin at the application site
- Scaling, pain, dryness, and skin irritation at the application site
Uncommon Side Effects
- Abdominal pain
- Oily skin
Rare Side Effects
- Antibiotic-associated colitis
Antibiotics (erythromycin), anticoagulants (warfarin), and neuromuscular blocking agents (atracurium, vecuronium) may interact with Clinka Gel 20 gm.
Inform your doctor about any colitis, asthma, hay fever, eczema, dermatitis, liver disease, kidney disease, or other conditions before using Clinka Gel 20 gm.
FAQs About Clinka Gel
1. Is Clinka Gel safe to use during pregnancy?
It is currently unknown if Clinka Gel is safe and effective for use by expectant mothers or women planning a pregnancy. The doctor will only provide it to you if it is necessary. See your physician prior to using Clinka Gel.
2. Is Clinka Gel safe for use by breastfeeding women?
Clinka Gel should be used with caution in breastfeeding women because it is unknown whether the medication is excreted in human milk. Your doctor will decide whether to discontinue nursing or the medication based on the benefits to the mother and baby. If it is applied to the chest, care should be taken to avoid accidental ingestion by the infant. Consult your doctor before using Clinka Gel.
3. Is it okay to leave the medication on my skin all night?
If you are using a cream, gel, or lotion formulation, you can leave the medication on your skin overnight. But if you experience any irritation, please discontinue use and see a doctor.
4. When using Clinka Gel 20 gm, what precautions should I take?
Clinka Gel 20 gm is only for topical (skin) use. Applying a bandage or dressing to the affected area while using Clinka Gel 20 gm is not recommended unless directed by a doctor. Clinka Gel 20 gm should not be used on mucous membranes, lesions, or large areas of skin. If Clinka Gel 20 gm comes into contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse them with cold water.
5. When should I stop using Clinka Gel 20 gm?
Clinka Gel 20 gm is suggested for usage for the duration of the doctor’s advice. After 4-6 weeks of therapy, Clinka Gel 20 gm typically improves your skin condition. If, after a month of treatment, you see no progress, please get in touch with your doctor.
6. When should I use Clinka Gel 20 gm with caution?
If you have liver illness, renal disease, gastrointestinal ailments (colitis, an inflammation of the colon), allergic conditions like asthma and hay fever, or skin issues like eczema and dermatitis, Clinka Gel 20 gm should be taken with caution and doctor consultation.