This gel is the combination of two medicine which includes Clindamycin and Clotrimazole. It helps in treating Candidiasis, Gynecological infections, Fungal skin infection of the vagina, Tinea versicolor.
It works by reducing the pustule and papule counts in acne; inhibiting the growth of fungi. This medication contains Clindamycin Topical and Clotrimazole Topical as active ingredients.
The common side effects which occur are burning, erythema, stinging, peeling and others. It is recommended to consult a doctor before taking this medication.
The side effects of this gel are as follows:
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 4 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medication can be observed in 60 minutes after the application.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before applying this medication.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
Are there any missed dose instructions?The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This gel works via a dual mechanism and includes two medicine Clindamycin and Clotrimazole. It is used for the Syndromic treatment of vaginal discharge. Clindamycin works as an antibiotic and it stops the growth of bacteria in the vaginal tract as it prevents the synthesis o proteins which are required for the bacterial growth. Clotrimazole works as an antifungal and it stops the growth of fungi by making a protective covering. Both of them together treat fungal infections of the vagina.
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
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
GentamicinCombined usage of these medicines may increase the risk of kidney injury. Any symptoms of changes in urine output, swelling, and weight gain etc., should be reported to the doctor. An adequate hydration should be maintained to prevent dehydration. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Ethinyl EstradiolThe desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision.
Cholera VaccineAvoid cholera vaccine if the patient has taken this gel within 14 days before vaccination. Usage of other antibiotics and vaccines should be reported to the doctor.
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