Clinka

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  • Contains / Salt: Clindamycin (1 % w/w)
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    Clinka Information

    Clinka, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Gel. Bacterial Infections, Skin Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. Clinka also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The correct dosage of Clinka depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Clinka have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Clinka go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Clinka is Severe for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Clinka related warnings talks about Clinka's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Clinka contraindications section.

    Drug reaction of Clinka with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

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



    Clinka Benefits & Uses

    Clinka is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Clinka 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

    Clinka Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Clinka safe for pregnant women?


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

      Severe
    • Is the use of Clinka safe during breastfeeding?


      If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Clinka. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

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


      Clinka has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

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


      Side effects of Clinka rarely affect the liver.

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


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

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Clinka with Other Drugs

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

    Moderate



    Clinka Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Clinka

    • Is this Clinka habit forming or addictive?


      Clinka is not addictive in nature.

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


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Clinka since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Clinka 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?


      Clinka is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Clinka Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Clinka


      Taking Clinka with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Clinka


      Information about the interaction of Clinka and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Clinka

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Clinka with tramadol?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

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

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Clinka treat UTI?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    Yes, Clinka can treat UTI (urinary tract infection) but it is not generally preferred as a first line drug of choice for the treatment of UTI. It is only prescribed in UTI when other drugs are not effective in treating the infection.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Clinka with ibuprofen?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, oral Clinka can be taken with ibuprofen. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug along with ibuprofen then do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I take Clinka without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

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

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Clinka treat strep?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Clinka 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.



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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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