Clincent 1% Gel

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Clincent Information

Clincent is a prescription drug, available for use as Gel. It is primarily used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections, Skin Infections. Clincent also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Clincent depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. 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.

While these are the most often observed Clincent side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Clincent 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.

In addition, Clincent's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Clincent related warnings talks about Clincent's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

The section on Clincent contraindications lists all such conditions.

Besides this, Clincent may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Clincent is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Clincent Benefits & Uses

Clincent is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Clincent 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

Clincent Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Clincent safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Clincent. If you are pregnant, do not take Clincent without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Clincent safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Clincent. Immediately discontinue Clincent if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Clincent on the Kidneys?


    Clincent may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Clincent on the Liver?


    Clincent has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Clincent on the Heart?


    Clincent is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Clincent with Other Drugs

Clincent should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Moderate



Clincent Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Clincent

  • Is this Clincent habit forming or addictive?


    Clincent does not cause addiction.

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


    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Clincent since it does not cause drowsiness.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Clincent is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


    No, the use of Clincent in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Clincent Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Clincent


    You can take Clincent with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Clincent


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Clincent and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Clincent

Question over 4 years ago

Can Clincent treat strep?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Clincent can treat strep. It is used in the treatment of strep throat (pharyngitis) caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. Since it is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, you are advised to not take this drug by yourself to avoid bacterial resistance.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Clincent cause hair loss?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

No, Clincent 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 Clincent is causing this effect then do discuss it with your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Clincent cover MRSA infections?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Clincent covers MRSA(methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections. It is effective against not just MRSA infection but also to penicillin-susceptible strains such as Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I take Clincent without consulting a doctor?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Clincent is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, hence do not take Clincent without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without the doctor's advice.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Clincent cover anaerobes?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Clincent 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

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

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