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Deriva-Cms Gel

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Adapalene, Clindamycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 20, 2019

Used to treat acne, Deriva-Cms Gel belongs to a class of drugs called retinoids, along with antibiotic. It decreases the formation of blackheads and helps to renew skin faster. It helps to heal pimples quicker too by reducing skin inflammation and swelling.

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Deriva-Cms Gel, it is not be used. If you suffer from sunburn or eczema, its usage is not advised as well. Alert your doctor if you are allergic to Vitamin A drugs and other retinoid drugs such as isotretinoin.

Avoid contact with eyes as it may cause redness and irritation. Deriva-Cms Gel may cause your skin to become sunburned easily, so it is advisable to limit your time in the sun.

Deriva-Cms Gel may cause some burning and stinging earlier on. Peeling, redness, scaling and dryness of skin may be seen too. Find medical attention immediately if you experience rashes, difficulty in breathing and swelling of face and lips.

Deriva-Cms Gel is primarily used for the treatment of conditions like:

  • Acne

Side effects of Deriva-Cms Gel are as follows:

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Burning, Itching, And Irritation Of The Skin

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women should consult doctor before using Deriva-Cms Gel.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Deriva-Cms Gel , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose if it is the time for next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

Deriva-Cms Gel mechanistically combines with certain retinoic acid nuclear receptors as well as retinoid X receptors. It does not combine with cytosolic receptor protein however. The exact working nature of Deriva-Cms Gel is not known. The other active ingredient Clindamycin belongs to the class lincosamide. It works by binding to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome thus inhibits the protein synthesis in the bacteria and stops the growth of the bacteria.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    This medication reacts with Eczema.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    COnsult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication reacts with Isotretinoin.

Ques: what is deriva cms gel?

Ans: Deriva-Cms Gel belongs to a class of drugs called retinoids. It decreases the formation of blackheads and helps in faster skin renewal. It helps to heal pimples quicker too by reducing skin inflammation and swelling. It contains Adapalene Topical and Clindamycin Topical as active ingredients. Deriva Cms Gel works by lowering the microcomedone formation; reducing the pustule and papule counts in acne and treating the acne and keratosis pilaris.

Ques: what deriva cms gel is used for?

Ans: Deriva-Cms Gel is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases such as acne, pimples, and spots on the skin. Apart from these, it is also used in the treatment of other conditions. These include blackheads, keratosis pilaris, scarring, severe acne on chest, bacterial infections of internal organs and papules. The patient should consult a doctor before using Deriva-Cms Gel for any of the above conditions about its dosage and side effects it may cause.

Ques: what are the side effects of deriva cms gel?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects that may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Deriva-Cms Gel. This is an exhaustive list. These side-effects have been observed but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. These are dryness, itching, scaling of skin or lips and sling burning sensations. Besides these, diarrhea and erythema are observed as a very rare side effect of the use of Deriva-Cms Gel. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be promptly consulted.

Ques: How long does Deriva Cms take to work?

Ans: It has been seen that people using Deriva-Cms Gel have achieved the desired result in an average duration of 2 to 3 days. About 50% consumer has got the result in more than 2 days and 20% of the rest patients have got it under 2 days of administering this medication. In severe cases, the dosage of this medicine should be taken as per doctors recommendation.

Ques: What is the storage condition for Deriva Cms gel?

Ans: Deriva Cms gel should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets. It is important to dispose unused medications and expired medications properly to avoid adverse effects.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Deriva Cms Gel?

Ans: Deriva Cms Gel is advised to use twice a day and regularly for better results. Patients can consult to the doctor for proper dosage and frequency of this medication.

Ques: Can Deriva Cms Gel be used for acne and pimples?

Ans: Yes, Deriva Cms Gel is used for acne and pimples.
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About Deriva-Cms Gel
What are the uses of Deriva-Cms Gel
What are the contraindications of Deriva-Cms Gel ?
What are the side effects of Deriva-Cms Gel ?
Key highlights of Deriva-Cms Gel
What are the substitutes for Deriva-Cms Gel ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Deriva-Cms Gel ?
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