Acnelak Clz Cream 15g (Clindamycin 1% +Zinc Acetate 1%)
Clindamycin is used to treat certain bacterial infections including infections of the lungs, skin, blood, female reproductive organs, and internal organs. Zinc is used to treat zinc deficiency which may cause slow growth in infants and children, delayed sexual development in adolescents, impotence in men, hair loss, diarrhea, eye and skin sores, loss of appetite and weight, delayed wound healing, decreased ability to taste food, and low alertness levels.
How it works
Clindamycin belongs to class of medications called lincosamide antibiotics. Clindamycin inhibits bacterial protein synthesis, thereby stopping bacterial growth. Zinc is an essential mineral. It is needed for the proper growth and maintenance of the human body and for immunity against infections. It is a part of various enzymes and hormones in the body.
Common side effects
Fast heartbeat, Puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, Ulcers, Peeling, Joint or muscle pain, Face, Sore throat, Cough or hoarseness, Shortness of breath, Blurred vision, Sores, Nausea, Or skin rash, Or white spots in the mouth or on the lips, Blistering, Red, Yellow eyes or skin, Hives or welts, Heartburn, Chills, Lower back, Vomiting, Thrush., Itching, Unusual weight loss, Bleeding gums, Loss of appetite, Unusual tiredness, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Difficulty with swallowing, Chest pain, Or tongue, Swollen and scaly skin, Lips, Dry mouth, Or loosening of the skin, Stomach cramps, Headache, Vomiting, And low levels of hdl cholesterol ., Weakness in arms and legs; lower immunity, Loss of appetite, Headache and dizziness.prolonged use of too much zinc may cause low copper levels, Diarrhea, Stomach cramps, Taking too much of zinc above the recommended amounts may cause urge to vomiting.
- If you get diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop using this medicine and call your doctor.
- If you are taking birth control pills while taking clindamycin take a secondary measure of birth control. Please consult your doctor regarding the same.
- Consult your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma, allergies, eczema (sensitive skin that often becomes itchy or irritated) or kidney or liver disease.
- Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, if you become pregnant while taking clindamycin, call your doctor.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Can I take zinc with high blood pressure?
High blood pressure is not a contraindication for zinc treatment. But consult your doctor before taking the drug.
Q. Does zinc increase sperm volume?
No, there is no scientific evidence found regarding increase in sperm volume; however, zinc is used to treat infertility in men.
Q. Can I take zinc with Coumadin (warfarin sodium), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), vitamin D, calcium, iron, levothyroxine, vitamins, or magnesium?
Yes, you can take zinc with Coumadin (warfarin sodium), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), vitamin D, calcium, iron, levothyroxine, vitamins, or magnesium. Please consult your doctor before taking the medications together.
Q. How long can I take zinc tablets?
Please consult your doctor for the dose and duration of the treatment required.
Q. Can I take zinc for acne / cold while pregnant?
Zinc can be used for treatment of acne or common cold. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition.
Q. Is zinc good for hair / skin?
Zinc may help in preventing hair loss and thinning and it also used for treating acne and aging skin. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.
Q. Does zinc increase height / weight?
Zinc is vital in promoting growth in children. However, consult your doctor regarding its use.
|Equivalent Brand||Acnelak CL Z|
|Generic Name||Clindamycin & Zinc Acetate|
|Manufacturer||Menarini Group, India|
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MattJan 29, 2016Glowing skin
I've been using the this for 3 months now and my skin is the smoothest its ever been. It's been three months and my skin is 100% clear with light scars. This is the best thing I ever did for my skin!!"