Clinex is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat acne, which appears as spots or pimples on your face, chest or back. This medicine wor... View More
Uses of Clinex
Side effects of Clinex
How to use Clinex
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.
How Clinex works
Clinex is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the ba... View More
What if you forget to take Clinex?
If you miss a dose of Clinex, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
Acne vulgaris, erythrasma, rosacea, periorificial dermatitis, folliculitis, stasis, chronic lymphaedema and familial pemphigus, dermal ulcers.
Topical/Cutaneous Acne Adult: As 1% preparation: Apply a thin layer onto affected area bid.
<12 years old Safety and efficacy not established >12 years: Apply a thin layer onto affected area bid.
Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to clindamycin.
Mode of Action
Clindamycin inhibits protein synthesis by reversibly binding to the 50S subunit of the ribosomal thus blocking the transpeptidation or translocation rea... View More
It is not for oral, ophthalmic, or Intravaginal use. Avoid exposure to sunlight and sunlamps. Wear sunscreen daily. Lactation: Excretion in milk unk... View More
>10% Dryness (18-23%),Oiliness (1-18%),Erythema (7-16%),Peeling (7-11%),Burning/itching (6-11%) 1-10% Headache (3%)
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy In clinical trials with pregnant women, systemic administration of clindamycin during second and third trimesters has not been associated wit... View More
May enhance the action of neuromuscular blocking agents (e.g. atracurium). May antagonise the effects of parasympathomimetics. May competitively inhibit... View More
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