Asiclin Capsule

Brand Name: Asiclin
Generic: Clindamycin
Weight: 300 mg
Type: Capsule
Therapeutic Class: Miscellaneous Antibiotics
Manufacturer: Asiatic Laboratories Ltd.
Price: 21.00
Last Updated: 2020-11-19 18:15:00

Asiclin Capsule Uses

Asiclin Capsule contains Clindamycin. Asiclin uses:

Clindacin lotion is indicated in the treatment of acne vulgaris.

Other uses of topical Clindamycin lotion are:

• Skin infections such as erythrasma caused by Corynebacterium minutissimum; rosacea, periorificial dermatitis, folliculitis, stasis, chronic lymphaedema and familial pemphigus.

• Dermal ulcers.

Asiclin Capsule Doses

Asiclin Capsule contains Clindamycin 300 mg. Asiclin doses:

At first wash the face or affected area gently with warm water or soap.

Clindacin lotion: When the skin is completely dried (about 30 minutes later) apply a thin film of Clindacin lotion to the entire affected area twice daily. Applied area should not be washed within 3 hours. Noticeable improvement is usually seen after about 6 weeks . However, 8 to 12 weeks of treatment may be required for maximum benefit. Eye, lip or nose contact should be avoided while applying Clindacin lotion.

Clindamycin Lotion 1%: Clean the face or affected area gently with warm water or soap as recommended by the physician. After the skin is dried, apply a thin film of lotion to the affected areas twice daily, in the morning and in the evening.

Do not wash within three hours after using lotion. The treatment period is usually 6 weeks or as advised by the physician.

However, 8 to 12 weeks of treatment may be required for maximum benefit.

Clindamycin 2% Vaginal preparation: One applicator full (approximately 5 gm) intravaginally at bedtime for 7 consecutive days. In patients in whom a shorter treatment course is desirable, a 3 day regimen has been shown to be effective.

Side Effects

Side effects are usually rare. Possible side-effects may includes skin rash, itching, oily skin, dryness, erythema, burning, change in skin color, diarrhea, colitis, GI disturbance etc.

Introduction

Clindamycin is a lincosamide antibiotic used in the treatment of infections caused by susceptible microorganisms. Clindamycin is a semisynthetic antibiotic derived from lincomycin. It has antiacne and antibacterial activity. It binds with the 50s subunit of the bacterial ribosome and inhibits the early stage of protein synthesis. It is highly potent against gram positive and anaerobic bacteria.

 

Microbiology: Aerobic gram-positive cocci, including: Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis (penicillinase and non-penicillinase producing strains), Streptococci, Pneumococci. Anaerobic gram-negative bacilli, including: Bacteroides species, Fusobacterium species. Anaerobic gram-positive non-spore forming bacilli, including: Propionibacterium species, Eubacterium species, Actinomyces species. Anaerobic and microaerophilic gram-positive cocci, including: Peptococcus species, Peptostreptococcus species, Microaerophilic streptococci, C. perfringes

Asiclin Precaution

Clindacin lotion is not for oral, ophthalmic, or Intravaginal use.

Avoid exposure to sunlight and sunlamps. Wear sunscreen daily.

Interaction

Clindamycin enhance the action of other neuromuscular blocking agents. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients receiving such agents. Antagonism has been demonstrated between clindamycin and erythromycin in vitro. Because of possible clinical significance, these two drugs should not be administered concurrently.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Pregnancy: There is no adequate data for safe use in pregnancy. Animal studies showed no adverse effects on the fetus.

Lactation: It is not known that whether Clindamycin is excreted through breast milk following topical administration. However, Clindacin lotion can be used during lactation with caution.

Contraindication

Clindamycin is contraindicated in patients previously found to be sensitive to clindamycin or any of the ingredients of this medicine.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

Overdosage with orally administered clindamycin has been rare. Adverse reactions similar to those seen with normal doses can be expected, however, unexpected reactions could occur. Haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis are not effective in removing clindamycin from the serum. Overdosage should be treated with simple gastric lavage. No specific antidote is known.

Interaction with other Medicine

Clindamycin enhance the action of other neuromuscular blocking agents. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients receiving such agents. Antagonism has been demonstrated between clindamycin and erythromycin in vitro. Because of possible clinical significance, these two drugs should not be administered concurrently.

Storage Condition

Store between 20-25°C. Do not refrigerate or freeze.

Asiclin Capsule price in Bangladesh 21.00