- Contains a strong antibiotic
- Reduces redness and inflammation
- Effective treatment for acne
Zindaclin Gel contains an antibiotic called clindamycin phosphate.
It is effective at treating Acne, a common skin condition that differs in severity from having a few facial spots to a more widespread embarrassing problem in some people.
About Zindaclin Gel
How does acne occur?
Generally speaking, acne is caused by hormonal changes in the body that cause excess oil to be produced on the skin, called sebum.
There is a bacterium on the skin called P.acnes that breaks down the sebum for nutrients. Developing spots is caused by the buildup of sebum and bacteria in the pores.
Despite the fact that acne can appear anywhere on the body, it is most commonly found on the face, back, and chest.
Acne can clear up on its own, but some people feel self-conscious about it, especially when it causes soreness or pain.
With Zindaclin gel, you can reduce the redness and inflammation of spots on your skin caused by acne and prevent new spots from appearing.
How does Zindaclin treat acne?
The active ingredient in Zindaclin gel is clindamycin phosphate. Clindamycin inhibits the growth of bacteria on the skin.
Zindaclin gel is applied directly to acne-affected skin, which works by destroying the bacteria present. This prevents new spots from developing by keeping them from blocking the pores. Additionally, the gel can relieve skin irritation, redness, and inflammation, which can be painful and irritating.
Ensure you are familiar with all the warnings and precautions detailed in the Patient Information Leaflet before using Zindaclin Gel.
- For anyone suffering from inflammatory bowel disease or who has previously suffered from diarrhoea due to antibiotics, Zindaclin Gel should not be used.
- You should consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Zindaclin Gel if you are currently taking or have stopped taking any other prescription or nonprescription medication.
- Zindaclin Gel contains about 20% ethanol which is equivalent to about 0.2g of alcohol.
Zindaclin side effects
There are some side effects associated with Zindaclin Gel.
Applying an oil-free moisturiser to the affected area of skin can alleviate the side effects.
Common symptoms may include:
- Dry, itchy or red skin.
- Burning sensation.
- Irritation around the eyes.
- Acne worsening.
If you experience diarrhoea, side effects don't improve over time, or you are concerned about possible side effects, speak to your own doctor.
You should contact your nearest emergency department if you experience severe side effects or if you have an allergic reaction to Zindaclin Gel.
Please make sure you read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly before using Zindaclin Gel.
Zindaclin in pregnancy and breastfeeding
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding and have acne, you should consult a doctor or pharmacist before using Zindaclin Gel.
Zindaclin's active ingredient, clindamycin, can be absorbed and passed to your baby by breast milk, so you should not breastfeed while using it.
We at Access Doctor can prescribe Zindaclin gel to adults over 18 for the treatment of acne.
It is only recommended to apply Zindaclin gel directly to the affected areas once a day. Zindaclin should not be applied to the surrounding healthy skin.
- Apply Zindaclin Gel after washing your skin with mild soap, rinsing it with warm water, and patting it dry.
- A thin layer of gel can be applied to the whole area where the spots usually appear. Avoid applying Zindaclin to individual spots.
Zindaclin Gel may need to be prescribed for several months to noticeably improve the condition of your skin after acne treatments. Zindaclin may take 4 - 8 weeks to reach its full effect. In order to prevent the acne from returning quickly, you must continue with the treatment for the whole course prescribed by your doctor - normally 3 - 6 months without a break.
Be sure to read the Patient Information Leaflet before using Zindaclin Gel.
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