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Nilac A Gel

Manufacturer: Micro Labs Ltd
Medicine composition: Adapalene, Clindamycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 27, 2019

Belonging to a class of drugs called retinoids, Nilac gel treats acne. 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. The antibiotic, Clindamycin, belongs to a lincosamide class and works by blocking bacteria from synthesising protein.

Do not use this gel if you are allergic to any of the ingredient present in it. If you suffer from sunburn or eczema. 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. This gel may cause your skin to become sunburned easily, so it is advisable to limit your time in the sun.

Find medical attention immediately if you experience rashes, difficulty in breathing and swelling of face and lips.

The most common use of this gel is

  • Acne

Some of the side effects that may be observed in patients are

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    You can consume alcohol. It is advised to consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medicament.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • 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 your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This gel mechanistically combines with certain retinoic acid nuclear receptors as well as retinoid X receptors. It does not combine with cytosolic receptor protein however. It also 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


    This medication interacts with eczema, sunburn.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    This medication interacts with Salicylic Acid, Neuromuscular blockers, Isotretinoin.

Ques: What is Nilac a gel?

Ans: This gel comes under a class of drugs known as retinoids and is mainly used to treat acne. It decreases the formation of blackheads and helps to renew skin faster. This medication contains Adapalene Topical and Clindamycin Topical as active ingredients. Nilac A Gel works by lowering the microcomedone formation; treating the acne and keratosis pilaris; reducing the pustule and papule counts in acne.

Ques: What is the use of Nilac a gel?

Ans: Nilac is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like acne, pimples, skin structure infections, and scarring.

Ques: What are the side effects of Nilac a gel?

Ans: Some of the side effects of this gel are diarrhea, burning, dry skin, and local skin irritation.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Nilac a gel ?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use nilac a gel before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use nilac a gel?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use nilac a gel empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is commonly used by applying it to the affected area. As this medication is for external use, the action of salts involved in this medication does not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use.
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About Nilac A Gel
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