Clinagel (Clindamycin) Drug Price and Information

Clindamycin (Clinagel) is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections, including infections of the lungs, skin, blood, female reproductive organs and internal organs.  It slows or stops the growth of bacteria.
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Clinagel - Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Stiefel)

Clinagel  Topical gel

Generic : Clindamycin
1% w/w
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Clinagel from Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Stiefel)


When is Clinagel prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

Oral- The recommended dose range is 150 to 300mg two times per day. IV- The recommended dose range is 200 to 600 mg three times per day.
Topical: Apply the cream over the affected area as directed by your physician.

What are the common side effects of Clinagel

Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain, inflammation of intestine/esophagus, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Hypersensitivity : Rash and hives.

Skin : Itching and vaginal inflammation.

Liver : Jaundice and abnormal liver function tests.

Genitourinary : BUN (blood urea nitrogen) , protein in urine and absence of urine.

Blood : Eosinophilia and decreased white blood cells.

Musculoskeletal : Joint inflammation.

How to use Clinagel?

It comes as a capsule and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food. Granules should be taken with food.It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein. It also comes as skin preparations to apply topically.


In which conditions should Clinagel be avoided?



What are the Precautions needed with Clinagel

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, sensitive skin, diarrhea, kidney or liver disease, GI disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

Take full course of treatment.

Monitor liver function, kidney function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid excess dosage.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.

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