Acnestar Gel 15gm

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  • Manufactured by: Mankind Pharma Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Clindamycin (1 % w/w) + Nicotinamide (4 % w/w)
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Acnestar Gel 15gm Information

Acnestar Gel 15gm is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Gel. It is typically used for the treatment of Pimples.

The optimal dosage of Acnestar Gel 15gm is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Acnestar Gel 15gm have been listed ahead. These side effects of Acnestar Gel 15gm are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Acnestar Gel 15gm's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Moderate while nursing. It is important to know if Acnestar Gel 15gm has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Acnestar Gel 15gm related warnings section.

Acnestar Gel 15gm is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Depression as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Acnestar Gel 15gm contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Acnestar Gel 15gm have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Acnestar Gel 15gm, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Acnestar Gel 15gm Benefits & Uses

Acnestar Gel 15gm is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Acnestar Gel 15gm Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Pimples (Acne)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Gel
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice

Acnestar Gel 15gm Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Acnestar Gel 15gm safe for pregnant women?


    Acnestar has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Acnestar without medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Acnestar Gel 15gm safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Acnestar. If you see any side effects, stop taking Acnestar immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Acnestar again, only after your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Acnestar Gel 15gm on the Kidneys?


    Acnestar rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acnestar Gel 15gm on the Liver?


    Acnestar can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Acnestar Gel 15gm on the Heart?


    Acnestar may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate


Acnestar Gel 15gm Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acnestar Gel 15gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Acnestar Gel 15gm

  • Is this Acnestar Gel 15gm habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Acnestar Gel 15gm has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Acnestar Gel 15gm does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Acnestar Gel 15gm is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Acnestar Gel 15gm cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Acnestar Gel 15gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Acnestar Gel 15gm


    When consumed with certain foods, Acnestar Gel 15gm may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Acnestar Gel 15gm


    Side effects of drinking alcohol and taking Acnestar Gel 15gm at the same time are rare and minor. However, if you face any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.

    Mild


Frequently asked Questions about Acnestar Gel 15gm

Question over 5 years ago

How does Acnestar work?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Acnestar works by decreasing the production of sebum and reducing the size of sebaceous glands temporarily. It also prevents the formation of small bumps along with decreasing the inflammation.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Acnestar causes dry mouth?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Yes, oral Acnestar causes dry mouth because it decreases the saliva secretion in your mouth. It is a common side effect of this drug. If you experience severe dry mouth after taking this drug, keep yourself hydrated with juices, shakes and ample water.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Acnestar cause polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos)?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, it has been reported to cause polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) but it occurs very rarely. If you experience PCOS symptoms such as menstrual irregularity, excessive hair growth, acne, and obesity after taking this drug on a regular basis, then consult it with your doctor without any further delay.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Acnestar cause tinnitus?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Acnestar has been reported to cause tinnitus. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience ringing in the ears after taking this medicine, then inform your doctor about without any further delay.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Acnestar cause irritation?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Acnestar causes skin irritation in a few cases. This occurs very rarely. If you experience excessive irritation of skin after using this drug, then consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



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US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Accutane® (isotretinoin)

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