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Clindot Gel (Clindamycin 1%) 20gm/Tube

Dalacin C general information

What is Dalacin C used for?

Dalacin C capsules 150mg are used for the used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections caused by susceptible bacteria, mainly anaerobic bacteria in different parts of the body, and are particularly helpful to treat people who are allergic to penicillin antibiotics and for infections caused by penicillin-resistant staphylococci. These infections include, upper and lower respiratory tract infections, such as bronchitis pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis otitis medis (ear infection), scarlet fever, pneumonia and emphysema; skin and soft tissue infections, such as furuncules (boils), abscesses, cellulitis (infected area of skin causing inflammation), impetigo (superficial skin infection causing sores) and wound infection; bone and joint infections like osteomyelitis and septic arthritis; pelvic infections like endometritis (inflammation of the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus), abdominal infections like peritonitis; septicaemia (bacterial infection of the blood) and endocarditis; dental infections such as periodental abscess and periodonitis. Dalacin C capsules 150mg are also used as an alternative treatment for malaria that is resistant to other medication, when used in combination with quinine or amodiaquine. Dalacin C capsules 150mg should not be used for viral infection as viruses use a different mechanism to grow and replicate.

How does Dalacin C work?

Dalacin C capsules 150mg contain the antibiotic clindamycin, a lincosamide antibiotic with bacteriostatic action that is used to treat a wide range of serious bacterial infections. Clindamycin in Dalacin C capsules 150mg binds to the bacterial ribosome, a structure involved in protein synthesis and this inhibits the early stages of bacterial protein synthesis, so that the bacteria cannot make important proteins required for survival of the bacteria and this kills the bacteria. This action of clindamycin in Dalacin C capsules 150mg reduces bacterial growth and prevents the spread of infection.

What does Dalacin C contain?

Dalacin C capsules 150mg contains the active ingredient clindamycin hydrochloride, an antibiotic used to treat a variety of serious bacterial infections. They also contain: lactose, magnesium stearate, starch maize, purified talc, titanium dioxide and gelatin with traces of edible black ink.

Treating bacterial infection with Dalacin C

Dalacin C capsules 150mg contain the antibiotic clindamycin that used to treat a variety of serious bacterial infections caused by susceptible bacteria, mainly anaerobic bacteria in different parts of the body; and are particularly helpful to treat people who are allergic to penicillin antibiotics and for infections caused by penicillin-resistant staphylococci. Clindamycin in Dalacin C capsules 150mg binds to the bacterial ribosome, a structure involved in protein synthesis and this inhibits the early stages of bacterial protein synthesis, so that the bacteria cannot make important proteins required for survival of the bacteria and this kills the bacteria. This action of clindamycin in Dalacin C capsules 150mg reduces bacterial growth and prevents the spread of infection. Infections that can be treated by Dalacin C capsules 150mg include, upper and lower respiratory tract infections, such as bronchitis pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis otitis medis (ear infection), scarlet fever, pneumonia and emphysema; skin and soft tissue infections, such as furuncules (boils), abscesses, cellulitis (infected area of skin causing inflammation), impetigo (superficial skin infection causing sores) and wound infection; bone and joint infections like osteomyelitis and septic arthritis; pelvic infections like endometritis (inflammation of the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus), abdominal infections like peritonitis; septicaemia (bacterial infection of the blood) and endocarditis; dental infections such as periodental abscess and periodonitis.

What are the side effects of Dalacin C?

The most commonly reported side effects when taking Dalacin C capsules 150mg include: abdominal pain, oesophagitis and oesophagial ulcer, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, distorted sense of taste, skin rash, hives (urticaria), Inflammation of the vagina (vaginitis). A more serious side effect is colitis (inflammation of the colon) including pseudomembranous colitis, with symptoms including severe diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, passage of blood and mucous and fever. This is usually caused by the antibiotic effect of clindamycin in the intestines, which allows overgrowth of the toxin-producing bacterium clostridium

When should Dalacin C not be used?

You should not use Dalacin C capsules 150mg if you:

  • are allergic to clindamycin, lincomycin or any ingredients in Dalacin C
  • are pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • have kidney or liver disease
  • have a history of gastrointestinal disease, particularly colitis
  • have meningitis, as clindamycin does not penetrate the blood/brain barrier sufficiently
  • are atopic, which predisposes you to asthma, eczema or hayfever
  • are taking medicines that are affected by Dalacin C, including the antibiotic erythromycin; neuromuscular blockers, oestrogen-based contraceptives, anticholinesterases like neostigmine and pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis

How should Dalacin C be taken?

You should take your Dalacin C capsules 150mg swallowed whole with a glass of water. The dose you take and how often depends on your condition and your doctor’s recommendation, usually every 6 hours, and for up to 10-14 days depending on the severity of your infection. You should complete the course of Dalacin C capsules 150mg or your infection may return.

How long should you take Dalacin C?

You should continue to take your Dalacin C capsules 150mg according to your doctor’s recommendation, usually every 6 hours and for up to 10-14 days depending on the severity of your infection. You should complete the course of Dalacin C capsules 150mg or your infection may return.

Missed dose of Dalacin C

If you miss a dose of Dalacin C capsules 150mg take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.

How should Dalacin C be stored?

You should store your Dalacin C below 25°C capsules 150mg in a cool dry place.

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20gm/Tube x 1, 20gm/Tube x 2, 20gm/Tube x 3, 20gm/Tube x 4, 20gm/Tube x 5

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