Acnesol Gel 1% (20gm)
About the Gel
Acnesol Gel is an antibiotic gel to treat Acne, which appears on your face, chest, or back as spots or pimples.
The primary salt present in this gel is Clindamycin.
It works by blocking the protein synthesis of the bacteria that cause these pimples.
The manufacturer of Acnesol gel is Systopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd.
Acnesol Gel Uses
Acnesol Gel is an effective treatment against bacterial infections.
Bacterial infections cause various symptoms, from ulcers, cellulitis, skin infections, and spots like Acne.
Clindamycin gel attacks the bacteria that causes infection and prevents the disease from spreading.
The bacterial infections that the Clindamycin gel treat include,
Acne is a skin condition when your hair follicles become clogged with dead skin cells and oil.
It causes blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples.
Acne is common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages.
Pustules are tiny skin lumps that contain pus or fluid. Typically, they appear as white pimples encircled by red skin.
These lesions resemble Acne but can become fairly large.
Working of Clindamycin Gel
Clindamycin, the active ingredient in the medicine, belongs to the class of lincomycin antibiotics.
It works on bacteria that cause infections on the skin.
The medicine stops bacterial growth by inhibiting the production of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out essential functions.
Thus, it prevents the growth of bacteria and stops the infection from spreading.
How to use Acnesol Gel
Take Clindamycin precisely as prescribed by your doctor.
Wash your hands thoroughly before using the cream.
After cleaning and drying the affected region, apply the Gel.
If your hands are not in the affected region, you should wash your hands after using Gel.
If you missed a dose, apply the gel as soon as you remember.
Skip the missed dose if it's time for your next dose.
Do not use over medicine to make up for the missed dose.
You must not take more than the recommended dose.
In case of overdose, consult your physician immediately.
Most side effects do not require medical assistance and disappear as your body gets used to the gel.
If they persist, speak with your doctor immediately.
Common side effects of the acne gel include,
- Reaction on the application area
- Stomach pain
- Skin rash
Acnesol gel can interact with certain medications and diseases and cause adverse effects. Consult a physician before using the gel if you use any of the following medications or suffer from any disease.
Acnesol gel can interact with skin cosmetics and herbal products to show side effects.
It may cause either an allergic reaction or a severe adverse effect and may nullify the impact of the gel.
Also, avoid using Erythromycin creams with Clindamycin gel, as it may lead to an antibiotic overdose.
If you suffer from the following conditions, please consult your doctor before using the gel,
- Hypersensitive skin
- Sunburnt Skin
- Open wounds and Injured Skin
Before using the Acnesol gel, keep the following points in mind,
- If skin irritation or allergy persists after using this gel, then stop using it and consult your doctor
- Avoid direct contact with your eyes, and if it occurs, consult a physician immediately
- Always keep the gel in proper condition and out of the reach of children
- If you use this cream on irritated or burned skin, it can cause substantial irritation; therefore, you should avoid doing so
- Using a greater quantity of the gel than is required will not result in either quicker or better results. Instead, it will result in the peeling of the skin, apparent redness, or irritation of the skin
Keep the gel away from sunlight in a cool and dry place.
You should keep the medication away from direct reach of children.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Acnesol Gel used for?
Acnesol Gel serves as an antibiotic to combat bacterial infections. It is primarily employed for addressing acne, characterized by blemishes or pimples on the facial, chest, or back areas. Its mechanism of action revolves around targeting the specific bacteria responsible for the development of these skin imperfections.
Can we apply Acnesol Gel overnight?
Yes, it is safe to use Acnesol Gel overnight. However, you should precisely follow your doctor's instructions for the correct use.
How many times should I apply Acnesol cream?
It is generally prescribed to use Acnesol Gel once a day, preferably in the evening or before bed. However, doctors might prescribe the frequency of using the medicine according to the severity of your condition.
Does Acne peel the skin?
Yes, peeling of the skin is a side effect of Acnesol Gel, but it only occurs rarely or only when the gel is not used according to the doctor's instructions.
How do you use Acnesol gel on your face?
Before using Acnesol Gel, cleanse your skin with a gentle cleanser and gently pat it dry. Apply a thin layer of the gel to clean, dry, and unbroken skin affected by acne. You may experience slight burning, stinging, or irritation upon application.
Is Acnesol good for the face?
Acnesol A Gel effectively hinders the proliferation of pimple-causing bacteria, minimizes inflammation, and deters the development of blemishes resulting from the buildup of oil and impurities. It is advisable to avoid excessive use of cosmetics and other skincare products while incorporating this gel into your routine.