CLINVAN SOAP contains Clindamycin, which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used in the treatment of acne vulgaris, moisturizes the skin and prevents bacterial infection of the skin. Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition that occurs when hair follicles get blocked with oil and dead skin cells. Symptoms include whiteheads, blackheads, small red, tender bumps, pimples, and pus-filled lumps on the skin.
Before using CLINVAN SOAP, inform your doctor if you have or ever had enteritis (inflammation of the small intestine), ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the large intestine) or a history of antibiotic-associated colitis. CLINVAN SOAP should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Consult your doctor before using it. It is not known whether.
CLINVAN SOAP is excreted in human milk, so it should be used with caution by breastfeeding women considering the importance of CLINVAN SOAP to the mother. The safety and effectiveness of CLINVAN SOAP in children under the age of 12 and elderly patients have not been established. The most common side effects of using CLINVAN SOAP are dryness, scaling and peeling of the skin. Consult your doctor if symptoms worsen.