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Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml

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FORMULAClindamycin 1 %
COMPANYPfizer
TYPELotion
About

About

Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is prescribed, most commonly for the treatment of acne; it's available as a gel that is meant to be applied on acne-affected skin areas. Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml belongs to a group of antibiotics and is, therefore, able to reduce and prevent the proliferation of bacteria that lead to pimples and/or cysts that may lead to pain.

A thin layer of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician. Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period only. Application/usage of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment, therefore, Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is gradually tapered off. Patients are advised to not stop using the Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms, which is likely to occur 2-6 weeks after starting treatment with Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml.

Mild side effects such as a stinging sensation or peeling off the skin may be felt at the time of application for a few days. Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is not considered safe to be prescribed to children under 12 years of age. Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml should not be prescribed to patients with known sensitivity to Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml or other antibacterial medications.

Indications

Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml can be used to treat:

  • Acne

How Does Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml Work

Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml belongs to a group of antibiotics and is, therefore, able to reduce and proliferation of bacteria that lead to pimples and/or cysts that may lead to pain.

How To Use Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml

A thin layer of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician. Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period only. Application/usage of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment, therefore, Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is gradually tapered off. Patients are advised to not stop using the Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms, which is likely to occur 2-6 weeks after starting treatment with Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml.

Do not use a rough hand and just gently apply Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml on the affected area. Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is not meant to be covered after application. Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml may have a seal on top that needs to be removed or punctured before gel can be applied. Patients are advised to wash their hands after each application of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A thin film of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is to be applied once or twice a day, as instructed by a physician.

Child Dosage

There isn’t enough evidence to suggest that Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is safe to be prescribed to individuals aged 12 years and younger, thereby; Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml may be given under the care and supervision of a dermatologist after discussing it with the patient and their guardian. 

Elderly Dosage 

For patients aged 65 years and above, Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is prescribed only when necessary and under the care and supervision of a doctor. A small dose of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is prescribed and for a limited number of days

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

There isn't enough evidence to suggest that Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is safe to be prescribed to expectant or breastfeeding mothers, therefore, if you are pregnant or planning to start a family while undergoing treatment with Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml, it’s best to consult a physician before applying any drug.

Contraindication

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml:

  • Allergic reaction to Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml or any other drug or ingredient
  • Hair removing while undergoing treatment 
  • Ulcerative colitis 
  • Hay fever 
  • Atopic dermatitis 
  • Chronic asthma 

Precautions 

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml:

  • Dry skin 
  • Abraded or broken skin
  • Scarred skin 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml:

  • Harsh soaps and cleansers 
  • Astringents 
  • Alcohol 
  • Antiperistalsis drugs 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Burning sensation
  • Peeling of skin 
  • Itchiness of the skin 
  • Dryness of skin

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Headache
  • Redness of the skin
  • Photosensitivity 
  • Diarrhea 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dryness- apply a moisturizer to the skin and wait for 10-15 minutes after which apply Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml onto the skin. This will prevent skin from getting dry and flaky.
  • Redness Of The Skin- can be combated by applying a cold pack to the affected area.

FAQ's

#1. How To Store Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml?

Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2. Can I Take Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml During My Pregnancy?

No, Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is deemed unsafe to be applied during pregnancy.

#3. What Are Common Side Effects Caused By Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml?

  • Stinging 
  • Burning sensation 
  • Dryness 
  • Redness of the skin

#4. Is It Safe To Have Painkillers While Taking Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml?

Yes. Over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#5. Why Must I Protect My Skin From The Sun While Taking Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml?

Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml can make the skin susceptible to certain non-melanoma cancers of the lip and skin. Patients are advised to wear sunscreen along with hats and gloves whenever possible to protect themselves from sun damage.

#6. Is Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml Safe TO Give To Elderly Patients?

Yes. This drug can be easily and safely prescribed to patients above 1 year of age. For elderly patients the dosage of the drug may be lower than normal due to decreased kidney function, Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml may not be effectively removed from the body and so, in such cases, the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml.

#7. How Is Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml Supposed To Be Applied?

 A thin layer of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician. Do not use a rough hand and just gently apply Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml on the affected area. Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is not meant to be covered after application if Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is being used on diaper rashes; caretakers are advised to loosely fasten diapers in such situations.

#8. What If I Miss A Dose Of Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time the or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#9. How Long Will I Have To Continue Taking The Medication?

Dalacin T 1% Lotion 30 ml is prescribed to be applied for 2-6 weeks or as advised by your doctor.

 

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