Clinoxid Gel

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Clinoxid Gel Information

Clinoxid Gel is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Gel. Bacterial Infections, Skin Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Clinoxid Gel have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Clinoxid Gel depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. 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.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Clinoxid Gel can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Clinoxid Gel normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Clinoxid Gel's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Clinoxid Gel has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Clinoxid Gel related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Clinoxid Gel are listed in the contraindications section below.

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

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



Clinoxid Gel Benefits & Uses

Clinoxid Gel is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Clinoxid 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

Clinoxid Gel Related Warnings

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


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

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


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

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


    Clinoxid may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

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


    Side effects of Clinoxid rarely affect the liver.

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


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

    Safe


Clinoxid Gel Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Clinoxid Gel

  • Is this Clinoxid Gel habit forming or addictive?


    Clinoxid Gel 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 Clinoxid Gel since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Clinoxid Gel only as per medical advice.

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


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

    No

Clinoxid Gel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Clinoxid Gel


    Taking Clinoxid Gel with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Clinoxid Gel


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

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Clinoxid Gel

Question over 5 years ago

What is Clinoxid?

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

Clinoxid is a brand name of clindamycin and it comes in form of the capsule, injection, and topical gel. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drug known as lincosamides. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which is used in the prevention and treatment of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, strep throat, and pelvic inflammatory disease. The topical gel of Clinoxid is used in the treatment of acne vulgaris (pimples).

Question over 4 years ago

Is Clinoxid a steroid?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

No, Clinoxid is not a steroid. It contains clindamycin which is a broad-spectrum macrolide antibiotic that belongs to the class of drug known as lincosamides. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Clinoxid?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Oral Clinoxid can be taken with or without food because food does not have any effect on the absorption of this drug. The topical gel of Clinoxid should be applied as a thin layer once daily on the affected area or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with colitis and improper kidney or liver function.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Clinoxid cover MRSA infections?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Clinoxid 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 about 4 years ago

Can I take Clinoxid with diphenhydramine?

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB , Ophthalmology

Yes, oral Clinoxid can be taken with diphenhydramine. No drug-drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Clinoxid along with diphenhydramine if the dose of this drug does not exceed recommended doses. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.



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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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