Alight Gel

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Alight Gel Information

Alight Gel is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Gel. It is typically used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections, Skin Infections. Secondary and off-label uses of Alight Gel have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Alight Gel depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Alight Gel as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Alight Gel are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Alight Gel has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Alight Gel's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Alight Gel contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Alight Gel with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Alight Gel is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Alight Gel Benefits & Uses

Alight Gel is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Alight Gel 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: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • 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: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • 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: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Alight Gel Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Alight Gel safe for pregnant women?


    Alight should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Alight Gel safe during breastfeeding?


    Alight can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Alight Gel on the Kidneys?


    Alight may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alight Gel on the Liver?


    Side effects of Alight rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alight Gel on the Heart?


    You can take Alight without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Alight Gel Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Alight Gel

  • Is this Alight Gel habit forming or addictive?


    Alight Gel is not addictive in nature.

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


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Alight Gel as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Alight Gel only on doctor's advice.

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


    There is no benefit of taking Alight Gel for mental disorders.

    No

Alight Gel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Alight Gel


    Taking Alight Gel with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Alight Gel


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Alight Gel with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Alight Gel

Question about 4 years ago

Can I take Alight with tramadol?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, oral Alight can be taken with tramadol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Alight along with tramadol if it does not exceed the recommended dosage.

Question over 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Alight?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Take Alight as directed by your doctor to ensure complete eradication of infection. Do not take or use this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid bacterial resistance.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Alight cause hair loss?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

No, Alight does not cause hair loss (alopecia). It has not been associated with hair loss till now. If you are experiencing any unusual hair loss after using this drug and you are in doubt that Alight is causing this effect then do discuss it with your doctor.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Alight cause diarrhoea?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, oral Alight causes diarrhoea. It is a common side effect of this drug. To keep yourself well hydrated, drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this drug. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking this drug then discuss with your doctor immediately without any further delay.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Alight cover anaerobes?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Alight covers anaerobes. It is effective against some of the anaerobic bacteria such as Prevotella melaninogenica, Fusobacterium necrophorum, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Peptostreptococcus anaerobius, and Clostridium perfringens.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; CLeocin HCl® clindamycin hydrochloride

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 756-757

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 328-330

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