Dalacin T is a brand medication that contains Clindamycin, which belongs to a class of medications called macrolide antibiotics. It works by interrupting protein synthesis in bacteria and hence inhibits bacteria growth. Dalacin T is used on the face to treat acne.
Dalacin T is available as a solution, a gel and a lotion which may be applied topically to the affected area. Wash your hands before and after applying this medication.
If using lotion or solution, apply a thin layer to the affected area twice daily for 6-8 weeks.
If using gel, apply to the affected area once daily for 6-8 weeks.
Common side effects of Dalacin T include local skin irritations and redness.
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In Hong Kong, Dalacin T is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
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For detailed information about the use of Dalacin T in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.