Clindoxyl Adv gel 1+3%

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Description

This medication is typically used for acne. It requires a few weeks to take effect.

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Instructions

This medication is to be applied on the skin. To use:

  • clean the affected area;
  • apply a small quantity, and limit the application to the affected area.
Wash your hands after applying the medication - unless, obviously, you applied the medication on your hands!

Do not let this product come in contact with your eyes or lips. Do not apply it on skin that has been cut or scratched.

This product may discolour hair or clothing that it comes into contact with. Use caution when applying it.

This medication is typically used only once a day. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Apply it regularly and continuously to maintain its beneficial effect.

Continue applying the product to complete the prescribed course of treatment, even after improvement is seen or felt. Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed.

Side Effects

In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:

  • it may cause dryness and peeling of the skin;
  • it may make your skin more sensitive to the sun or sun lamps -- wear sunscreen and avoid exposure to sunlight as much as possible;
  • when used, it may cause a temporary burning sensation.
  • it may cause spots or redness of the skin;
  • it can cause dryness of the skin;

Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.

Storage

Keep this product in the refrigerator and do not allow it to freeze. After its first use, keep it at room temperature and discard any unused portion after 60 days.

General Notes

When meeting with any health professional, it is important for you to share the following information:

  • Your medical history and allergies (medication, food, or other);
  • If you smoke, are pregnant, are planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding;
  • The names of all the medications you take, whether you take them regularly or once in a while, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and natural health products.
It is also strongly recommended that you keep an up-to-date list of all the medications you take and carry it with you at all times. This could be useful if you have to see a health professional or need emergency care.

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