Retino AC Gel
Retino AC Gel is an antibiotic used to treat a numerous bacterial infections like pneumonia, strep throat, pelvic inflammatory disease, middle ear infections, bone or join infections, endocarditis among others. It is administered orally, or intravenously or as foam, gel, lotion or cream applied to the skin.
Retino AC Gel belongs to a lincosamide class of antibiotics and works by blocking bacteria from synthesising protein. This drug should be used to treat bacterial infections only and not against viruses, such as for common cold or flu.
Drug = Clindamycin + Tretinoin
Strength = 1% + 0.025%
Manufacturer =Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd
How To Take
Wash your hands before applying this medication. Gently clean the affected skin with a mild or soapless cleanser and pat dry. Use your fingertips to apply a small amount of medication (about the size of a pea) in a thin layer, usually once daily at bedtime or as directed by your doctor. A gauze pad or cotton swab can be used to apply the liquid. For some preparations, you should wait 20-30 minutes after cleaning your face before applying this medication. Consult the label directions, the Patient Information Leaflet, or your pharmacist if you have any questions.
Use this medication on the skin only. Do not apply to the inner lip area or inside the nose/mouth. Do not apply to cut, scraped, sunburned, or eczema-affected skin.
Retino AC Gel
Retino A Micro 0.1% Gel
Retino A 0.025% Gel
Retino A 0.5% Gel
Burning or tingling sensation of skin
Red spots on skin
Peeling and blistering of skin
Patchy appearance of skin
Photosensitivity of skin
Darkening of skin
Pregnancy = Retino AC Gel is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Appropriate contraception should be used to avoid getting pregnant during treatment with this medicine. Contact your doctor and discuss the risks if a pregnancy is suspected.
Breast-feeding = Retino AC Gel is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
Exposure to sun = Use of this medicine may cause adverse reactions of the skin on sun exposure. You are advised to take appropriate precautionary measures while stepping out into sunlight during treatment with this medicine.
Other skin creams = Retino AC Gel may interact with other skin care or medicinal products. Consult your doctor before starting the use of other products along with this medicine.
Use on skin = Retino AC Gel is recommended for use only on the skin. Do not apply this gel in your eyes; on your eyelids, lips, mouth, vagina, or the corners of your nose.
Use in children = The safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been clinically established in children less than 12 years of age.
Retino Ac Gel is used for the bacterial infection of skin and other medication guide.This product is skin friendly and applicable for all type of skin.This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age.