Treclin Gel is an antibacterial medication recommended for the treatment of acne in adults. This is a topical ointment that inhibits the acne-causing bacteria on your skin to grow. Therefore, allowing your body’s natural defence mechanism to heal the acne.
Treclin Gel is a prescription medication used for the treatment of moderate acne in adults. This is a topical antibiotic ointment to be applied to the skin. This is a dual-action medication that inhibits the growth and multiplication of acne-causing bacteria and also allows the skin cells to shed naturally.
Treclin Gel is a dual-action medication that contains the active ingredients clindamycin and tretinoin. The antibiotic ingredients of Treclin Gel reduce the growth and multiplication of acne-causing bacteria on your skin. This reduces the inflammation of sebaceous glands to provide relief from irritation and swelling on your skin. The other effect of Treclin Gel is to allow the skin cells to shed naturally to prevent the formation of further blackheads and whiteheads which could turn into acne. This is a fast-acting remedy for acne.
Treclin Gel is an effective treatment for acne in adults. This medication is good for use on the face, neck, back and shoulders. There are various benefits of using Treclin Gel:
Treclin Gel is a topical treatment suitable for everyone above the age of 12 years.
As this is a topical ‘rub-on’ preparation, it is easy-to-use.
Treclin Gel effectively clears your skin of acne and restores the natural smooth look and good health of your skin.
Treclin Gel can permanently resolve your problem of acne.
Using this medication to restore the health of your skin can make you feel more confident and happier about your appearance and skin health.
Treclin Gel is a prescription medication and should be used only as prescribed. The dosage of Treclin Gel may differ according to the severity of your acne and it is advisable to use the medication as directed by our healthcare expert. Treclin Gel contains two active ingredients, namely clindamycin (10mg/g) and tretinoin (0.25mg/g). Usually, in the case of moderate acne in adults, the recommended dosage is to apply a pea-sized amount of Treclin Gel to the affected area of the skin once before bedtime.
If your acne begins to clear up, do not stop using Treclin Gel. Continue to use the medication for as long as instructed.
Treclin Gel is a prescription medication and should be used exactly as directed by your prescription. To treat moderate acne in adults the recommended method of using Treclin Gel is described below:
Wash the affected area of the skin with warm water
Pat dry with a clean towel
Take a pea-sized amount of Treclin Gel on your fingertip and rub gently over the affected area
Do not use on damaged or ruptured skin
This is an external-use medication. Do not eat/ingest
If you get Treclin Gel into your nose, mouth, ears or eyes, wash immediately with clean water
Wash your hands after applying Treclin Gel
If you forget a dose of Treclin Gel then wait for the usual time of the next dose and continue to use the medication as usual. Do not use extra Treclin Gel to make up for the missed dose.
Before using Treclin Gel make sure to check the important information about the medication given below:
Discuss your on-going medications, if any, with our team before using Treclin Gel.
If your acne gets worse upon using Treclin Gel, consult our team immediately.
Treclin Gel cannot be used in pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Discuss your allergies, if any, with our team before using Treclin Gel.
Avoid exposure to sunlight when using Treclin Gel. Please always use a good sunscreen lotion and apply Treclin Gel in the evening only, remembering to wash the affected area regularly.
This is an external medication only. Seek medical advice if you accidentally swallow the Treclin Gel.
Like all medicines, sometimes side effects to Treclin Gel have been observed. Just because a side effect is mentioned here does not mean that every person using this medication will experience the side effects. Consult our team, if you face any discomfort or side effects as a result of using Treclin Gel. Some of the commonly observed side effects of Treclin Gel include:
Burning sensation on the skin or redness of the skin
Itchiness, rash or scaling of the skin
Increased sensitivity to sunlight
Treclin Gel is a prescription medication. When consulting our team for acne, discuss any on-going medications that you may have for other ailments. If you have any allergies to the ingredients contained in Treclin Gel or a condition that may cause problems if Treclin Gel is used, then you must inform our team before using Treclin Gel. You should not use Treclin Gel if you:
Are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Are allergic to clindamycin, tretinoin, or any other ingredients of Treclin Gel.
Have a chronic inflammatory bowel disease
Have a history of colitis due to antibiotic use
Have suffered from or any of your family members has suffered from skin cancer
Are allergic to Lincomycin
Have any inflammatory condition of the skin
Are using any other preparations for acne treatment or cosmetics
Treclin Gel can be affected by other medicines and using Treclin Gel with other medications may reduce its effectiveness and vice versa. Talk to our team about the medications that you can safely take with Treclin Gel.
You can buy Treclin Gel online from MedsNow following a consultation. The medicines are delivered conveniently to your doorstep.
Store Treclin Gel in a cool, dry place, away from direct light or heat. Always store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
How Long Does Treclin Gel Take to Work?
You should see visible results with continued use of Treclin Gel for 2-3 weeks. You can expect your skin to start to improve after six or eight weeks of using Treclin Gel. Acne can be slow to respond to antibiotic treatment and you should not stop using the medication if you don’t see results in the first few weeks
Can Treclin Gel Make Your Skin Worse?
Initially, when you begin to use Treclin Gel you may find your acne increasing slightly as the tretinoin causes skin peeling, but this is a natural response and should not be seen as a problem. Your acne should seem to clear up after six to eight weeks of use of Treclin Gel. If this is not the case, consult our team.
Can Treclin Cause Dry Skin?
Treclin Gel can temporarily cause dry skin but as your acne begins to clear this problem should also resolve itself. We would suggest applying a simple gentle skin moisturiser once a day to counteract this.
Can I Buy Treclin Gel Over The Counter?
No. Treclin Gel is a prescription medication and cannot be bought over-the-counter without consultation and prescription.
Can I Use Other Acne Treatments With Treclin Gel?
It is not advisable to use other acne treatments with Treclin Gel. Talk to our team about any other acne treatment you may be using before you begin to use Treclin Gel. Acne treatments containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide may interact with Treclin Gel to make your acne worse.
How Long Can You Use Treclin For?
Do not use Treclin Gel for more than 3 months at a time. If you have been prescribed Treclin Gel, we may ask you to have a review after twelve weeks.
Can I Use Treclin If I Am Pregnant or Breastfeeding?
It is not advisable to use Treclin Gel when you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is unknown what effect this medication can have on an unborn or newborn baby, so it is best to avoid this medication during pregnancy or when breastfeeding.
What Should I Do Once My Course Of Treclin Is Complete?
If you have completed your course of Treclin Gel, consult our team for a review to ask them if you should continue to use the medication or not. Based on the condition of your acne our team will advise if you should continue with Treclin or switch to a different medication.
What Should I Do If Treclin Has Not Worked?
If Treclin Gel has not helped heal your acne, you should consult our team. Based on the condition of your acne, we can prescribe a different topical medication or oral antibiotic as deemed appropriate.
Is Treclin Good For Wrinkles, Rosacea, Hyperpigmentation, And Acne Scars?
Treclin Gel contains a retinoid ingredient that has been observed to reduce wrinkles, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, and acne scars. However, it is not clinically proven. Do not use Treclin Gel on your own for the treatment of the above-mentioned conditions. Consult our team for the best treatment.
Can I Use Treclin with Other Acne Treatments?
You should not use Treclin Gel with other acne treatments unless prescribed by our team. This may cause skin irritation or dry skin if used without consulting an expert.
What Should I Do If My Skin Becomes Irritated When Using Treclin Gel?
If your skin is irritated when using Treclin Gel, consult our team who will advise you on the best way to use Treclin Gel without irritating your skin. Usually, the recommended solution for this is to reduce the amount or frequency of the Treclin Gel you use. Or to moisturise your skin after applying Treclin Gel.
What Happens If I Use Too Much Treclin Gel?
Using too much Treclin Gel may cause dryness of skin, itchiness, redness or irritation of the skin. It may also lead to peeling or scaling of the skin. If you have applied an excessive amount of Treclin Gel, wash your face with soap and water. If you experience any side effects, seek medical attention immediately.
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