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What is Face Clear?

Face Clear Gel is used for Acne, Pimples, Severe acne on face, Acne vulgaris, Blackheads, Spots and other conditions. Face Clear Gel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Face Clear Gel works by lowering the microcomedone formation; treating the acne and keratosis pilaris; reducing the pustule and papule counts in acne; showing the antiseptic action; killing the harmful microorganisms; preventing against the broad range of microorganisms;
Symbiosis Pharmaceuticals (Polaris) manufactures Face Clear Gel.
Detailed information related to Face Clear Gel's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Face Clear Gel Uses

Face Clear Gel is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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Face Clear Gel Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Face Clear Gel improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Face Clear Gel - Composition and Active Ingredients

Face Clear Gel is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Face Clear Gel - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Face Clear Gel. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 2, 3, 4, 6
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Face Clear Gel - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Face Clear Gel, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes
  • avoid exposure to sunlight
  • avoid waxing
  • do not swallow
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Face Clear Gel. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Face Clear Gel. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
References: 2, 4

Face Clear Gel - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Face Clear Gel may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Face Clear Gel may interact with the following drugs and products:
References: 2
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Face Clear Gel - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Face Clear Gel is a contraindication. In addition, Face Clear Gel should not be used if you have the following conditions:
References: 2
Learn more: Contraindications

Where to Buy Face Clear Gel

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Face Clear Gel - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Face Clear Gel safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Adapalene Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Clindamycin Phosphate Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Phenoxyethanol Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Methylparaben Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    References: 2 4
  • Is Face Clear Gel safe while breastfeeding?
    • Adapalene Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Clindamycin Phosphate Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Phenoxyethanol Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Methylparaben Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    References: 2
  • Can Face Clear Gel be used for acne and pimples?
    Yes, acne and pimples are among the most common reported uses for Face Clear Gel. Please do not use Face Clear Gel for acne and pimples without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Face Clear Gel.
  • How long do I need to use Face Clear Gel before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported same day and 3 days as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Face Clear Gel. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Face Clear Gel.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Face Clear Gel? website users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Face Clear Gel. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Face Clear Gel. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Face Clear Gel.
  • Should I consume Face Clear Gel empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Face Clear Gel before food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Face Clear Gel.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Face Clear Gel medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Face Clear Gel. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Face Clear Gel

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 7, 8, 9, 10

Overdosage of Face Clear Gel

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Face Clear Gel, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 11, 12, 13

Storage of Face Clear Gel

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Face Clear Gel.
References: 14, 15, 16, 17

Expired Face Clear Gel

  • Taking a single dose of expired Face Clear Gel is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 18, 19

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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Face Clear Gel - Packages and Strengths

Face Clear Gel is available in the following packages and strengths
Face Clear Gel - Packages: 15 gm

Face Clear Gel - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Face Clear Gel - Demographic Information


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  14. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  15. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  16. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  17. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
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