Medi-Klin is a drug that is useful for treating acne. Medi-Klin contains the antibiotic clindamycin which is used by rubbing it on the skin with acne.

Medi-Clin is available in orange packaging and Medi-Clin TR in purple. Medi-Klin contains clindamycin and Medi-Klin TR contains a combination of clindamycin and tretinoin.

Clindamycin is an antibiotic that can stop the growth of the P. acnes bacteria and also has an anti-inflammatory effect. Meanwhile , topical tretinoin is known to work to influence skin cell growth and help open clogged pores.

What is Medi-Clin

Active ingredients Clindamycin
class External medicine or topical medicine
Category Prescription drug
Benefit Overcoming acne
Used by Adults and children 12 years and over
Topical clindamycin and tretinonin in Medi-Clin for pregnant and lactating women Category N (Medicine-Clinic): Not yet categorized. Consult with your doctor about the benefits and risks of Medi-Clinical before using it, if you are pregnant.

Category C (Medi-Clinical TR): Studies in animals have shown an adverse effect on the fetus, but there have been no controlled studies in pregnant women.

Drugs should only be used if the expected benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus.

It is not yet known whether Medi-Klin can be absorbed into breast milk or not. If you are breastfeeding, do not use this medicine without consulting your doctor first.

Drug form Gel

Warning Before Using Medi-Clin

Medi-Clin should not be used carelessly. There are several things that need to be considered before using this drug, including:

  • Do not use Medi-Klin if you are allergic to it, clindamycin, or tretinoin. Tell your doctor about any history of allergies you have.
  • Tell your doctor if you have enteritis, ulcerative colitis , or diarrhea associated with taking antibiotics.
  • Medi-Klin is only for use on acne-prone skin. In case of contact with eyes, mouth, nose or injured skin, rinse immediately with clean water.
  • Avoid using Medi-Klin with topical medications which can have a dry skin effect , because this can increase the risk of irritation.
  • Check with your doctor if your acne doesn't get better or gets worse after using Medi-Klin.
  • Immediately consult a doctor if you experience a drug allergic reaction or serious side effects after using Medi-Klin.

Dosage and Rules for Medi-Clin Use

Medi-Klin is used by applying it in a thin layer to the area with acne 1–2 times a day or according to the doctor's instructions.

How to Use Medi-Clin Properly

Be sure to read the instructions on the drug packaging and follow the doctor 's recommendations while using Medi-Klin. Do not use more or more of the drug than your doctor recommends.

Use Medi-Klin at night before going to bed. Before using Medi-Klin, wash your face first with facial soap, then dry it.

Use a facial cotton to apply Medi-Klin gel to areas of the face with acne, then throw the cotton away after use. Before and after finishing applying the medicine, wash your hands thoroughly.

Avoid applying Medi-Klin in the area around the eyes, nose and mouth. If medication gets on these areas, rinse with plenty of water.

Use Medi-Klin according to the dosage determined by the doctor to get maximum results. If you forget to use this medicine, it is recommended to use it immediately if the break with the next scheduled use is not too close. If it's close, ignore it and don't double the dose.

Store Medi-Klin in a closed container in a cool room. Do not store it in a damp place or in direct sunlight. Keep Medi-Klin out of reach of children.

Medi-Clin Interactions with Other Drugs

If used together with other drugs, the clindamycin content in Medi-Klin can cause drug interaction effects in the form of:

  • Increased effectiveness of muscle relaxants, such as pancuronium , vecuronium, succinylcholine, rocuronium, or mivacurium
  • Decreased effectiveness of clindamycin in Medi-Clin when used with erythromycin

Medi-Clin Side Effects and Dangers

The content of clindamycin in Medi-Klin has the potential to cause a number of side effects in the form of:

  • The skin feels like it's on fire
  • Dry or even oily skin
  • Itchy and reddish skin
  • Dry and peeling skin

Stop using Medi-Klin and check with your doctor if the side effects above don't go away or get worse.

Immediately go to the doctor if you have an allergic drug reaction or more serious side effects, such as severe stomach pain, diarrhea , or bloody bowel movements after using Medi-Clin.

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