Deriva CMS Gel is a combination of two drugs, Adapalene and Clindamycin, primarily used to treat acne vulgaris. These drugs belong to a class of drugs called retinoids and lincosamide (an antibacterial) respectively.
Deriva CMS Gel works by decreasing the formation of blackheads and helps to renew skin faster. It also kills the microorganism responsible for causing acne. It also helps to heal pimples, whiteheads and blackheads on the skin 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.
The medicament is only meant for external use, and should not be applied to abrasions, cuts or sunburned skin. 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.
This medicament 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.
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Deriva CMS Gel is primarily used for the treatment of conditions like:
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.
Deriva CMS Gel is a combination of Adapalene and Clindamycin, thus it works following a dual mechanism. Firstly, it works by mechanistically combining 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 this medicine is not known. Secondly, 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. Thus it inhibits the bacterial growth responsible for causing acne.
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 Alcohol
AlcoholConsult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Salicylic Acid, Neuromuscular blockers, Isotretinoin.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThis medication interacts with eczema, sunburn.
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Adapalene- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 26 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/adapalene
ADAPALENE- adapalene gel- Daily Med [Internet]. dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [Cited 26 April 2019]. Available from:https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=aacd5ec4-e2fa-460e-aaae-a0aba5c052e5
Clindamycin- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 26 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/clindamycin
Important information about Clindamycin- Drugs Bank [Internet]. drugsbanks.com. 2017 [Cited 26 April 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugsbanks.com/important-information-about-clindamycin/
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