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      ACNESOL 20GM GEL

      Acnesol 20GM gel
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Acnesol 20GM gel is an antiseptic that is effectively used on the skin to treat acne vulgaris (a long-term skin disease that occurs when the hair follicles in the skin gets blocked, which occurs as pimples or spots, pustules, cysts, whiteheads and blackheads) on your face, chest and back. It reduces painful lumps and clears the dirt and excess oil from the skin. This gel works by stopping the growth of bacteria on your skin. Do not use this gel in children below 12 years of age. However, the uses of this gel mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Acnesol 20GM gel is Clindamycin (1% W/W)

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Clindamycin is an antibiotic that involves in inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis by binding to 30S ribosomes, eventually killing the bacteria.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Acnesol 20GM gel:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the gel
      • Severe nodulocystic acne
      • Caution:
      • Open wounds and broken skin
      • Children less than 12 years of age
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      • Avoid contact with mouth, eyes and mucous membranes
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Acnesol gel is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Itching at the application site
      • Slight burning
      • Redness
      • Peeling
      • Blistering
      • Skin rash
      • Stinging
      • Dry skin
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Use Acnesol gel as instructed by your doctor. Do not use this gel for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount prescribed even though the symptoms disappear after medicine has begun. Stopping the medication too early can allow the growth of the bacteria to begin, which can lead to an infection relapse.
      Before application wash with a mild skin cleanser and dry the affected area. Apply the gel on the affected area. Make sure to wash your hands before and after use. Avoid getting this gel in contact with open wounds, eyes, mouth and nose. Apply the medicine once daily before going to bed or as advised by your doctor.

      Overdosage

      Avoid using Acnesol gel more than required. An overdose is extremely unlikely with this gel since it is only for external use. Internal consumption of medicine leads to harmful side effects. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after using the medicine, promptly seek medical attention. Symptoms of over dose may include:

      • Burning sensation
      • Severe itching
      • Paraesthesia of skin
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use Acnesol gel on the advice of your medical practitioner. Complete avoidance of the gel may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this gel for renal patients, consult your doctor if you have renal problems and stay on the safe side.

      Liver:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this gel for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have liver problems and stay on the safe side.

      Pregnancy:

      This gel is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on fetus; however, there are limited human studies. Though it is a topic preparation, it is recommended that you consult your doctor before using this gel.

      Lactation:

      This medicine is not considered safe to use in nursing mothers unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on infants is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before using the gel.

      Alcohol:

      Interaction of alcohol with this gel is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after applying the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after applying the medicine do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      There are no known food interactions with this gel.

      Drug Interactions:

      There are no known drug interactions with Acnesol gel. Check with your medical professional about all the possible interactions of other topical corticosteroids, acne medicines containing tretinoin, isotretinoin, sulphonamide containing products (dapsone, sulfacetamide) or drugs you’re taking.

      Precautions
      • For external use only
      • Do not use this medication for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor
      • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Clindamycin for:

      Clindamycin is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain bacterial infections of the skin, lung, digestive system, bones, joints and genitals.

      How does Clindamycin work:

      Clindamycin can also be used to prevent infection if you are undergoing certain dental procedures.

      How should Clindamycin be used:

      Take Clindamycin exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. Take Clindamycin at regular intervals as instructed. Do not skip any doses. Continue to take it even when you feel better. You must complete the entire course of antibiotic. If you dont, the infection will not clear completely. If you have been given Clindamycin capsules, you may take it with or without food. Swallow it whole with a full glass of water in a sitting or standing position. If you have been given Clindamycin syrup, take it together with food or immediately after a meal. Shake it well before use to ensure that the liquid is evenly mixed. Use the measuring spoon or cup provided to measure out your dose.

      Common side effects of Clindamycin :

      Clindamycin may cause diarrhoea, nausea and stomach discomfort. These side effects are usually temporary. If you have diarrhoea, drink lots of water to replace the fluids lost. However, if you have severe diarrhoea or diarrhoea with severe stomach cramps or bloody stools, alert your doctor. - If you develop rashes, breathlessness, swollen mouth or eyes, stop the medicine and inform your doctor quickly. These could be signs of an allergic reaction. - Clindamycin may cause other side effects. Consult your doctor if you have unusual problems while taking this medicine.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule. - DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances. - If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.

      What precautions should I take when taking Clindamycin :

      Inform your doctor if you have asthma or significant allergies, kidney or liver disease, or inflammation of the digestive system. - Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. - Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. A fast heartbeat. Not able to eat. Feeling very tired or weak. Very bad belly pain. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Clindamycin with other medicines:

      Clindamycin should not be taken with another type of antibiotic called erythromycin. - Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal medicines and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Clindamycin :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Once you have mixed the powder with water, the syrup can be stored at room temperature not more than 25°C. Do not refrigerate it otherwise it will thicken and you may have problems pouring it out. Throw away any unused portion after 14 days. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Either animal-reproduction studies have not demonstrated a foetal risk but there are no controlled studies in pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect (other than a decrease in fertility) that was not confirmed in controlled studies in women in the 1st trimester (and there is no evidence of a risk in later trimesters).

      Therapeutic Classification

      Other Antibiotics, Preparations for Vaginal Conditions, Acne Treatment Preparations


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Acnesol 20GM gel?

      It is an antiseptic that is effectively used on the skin to treat acne vulgaris (a long-term skin disease that occurs when the hair follicles in the skin gets blocked, which occurs as pimples or spots, pustules, cysts, whiteheads and blackheads) on your face, chest and back. It reduces painful lumps and clears the dirt and excess oil from the skin. This gel works by stopping the growth of bacteria on your skin. Do not use this gel in children below 12 years of age.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Acnesol 20GM gel?

      The gel is well tolerated when used in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include itching at the application site, slight burning, redness, peeling, blistering, stinging. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration.

      Q3. Should we use Acnesol 20GM gel with food or without food?

      Usage of the gel does not depend on food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while using the Acnesol 20GM gel?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before using this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients who are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients used in the gel, ezcema or sunburned skin. Caution is advised among patients with burns and cuts, open wounds and broken skin, pregnancy and lactation, children below 12 years. Avoid contact with mouth, eyes, nose and mucous membranes.

      Q5. Does Acnesol 20GM gel make you sleepy?

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after applying the medicine do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Acnesol 20GM gel harmful? What does an overdose of Acnesol 20GM gel lead to?

      This medicine is usually well tolerated when used in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to burning sensation, severe itching, paraesthesia of skin.

      Q7. Can I use Acnesol 20GM gel during pregnancy?

      It is generally considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on fetus; however, there are limited human studies. Though it is a topic preparation, it is recommended that you consult your doctor before using this gel.

      Q8. Can Acnesol 20GM gel be used without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not use the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Acnesol 20GM gel?

      Interaction of alcohol with this gel is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after applying the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Acnesol 20GM gel?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the gel according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q12. Can we give Acnesol 20GM gel to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for children below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Acnesol 20GM gel?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically determined. Depending on your skin condition, you will start to see an improvement in 2-6 weeks after using the gel. But continue to use the gel until completion of the maximum amount prescribed.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Acnesol 20GM gel last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active on the body is for about 6 hours.

      Q15. Can we use Acnesol 20GM gel daily?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

      Q16. For how many days should I use the Acnesol 20GM gel?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I use Acnesol 20GM gel?

      Apply the medicine once daily before going to bed or as advised by your doctor.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      SYSTOPIC LABORATORIES PVT LTD

      101, pragati chambers, commercial complex, ranjit nagar, new delhi-110008

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      SYSTOPIC LABORATORIES PVT LTD

      101, pragati chambers, commercial complex, ranjit nagar, new delhi-110008

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