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Prescribed with clindoxyl for cystic acne on the face. Swollen forehead, nose, eyes and upper cheeks. Medication side effect?

my doctor prescribed me clindoxyl gel because I have been developing cystic acne on my face. I filled the precscription and put some on a cystic acne spot I had in between my eyes, I woke up this morning and my forehead , eyes, nose and upper cheeks are swollen, my cystic acne spot is quite large and I m not sure if it s due to that or the prescription....what should I do?
Asked On : Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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Like any other drugs, clindoxyl gel is also have allergy/side effects for certain people. Sometime it can interact with certain other drug. As you developed the complaints the next day itself it is mostly due to allergic reaction rather than side effects. Usual side effects of the gel are peeling of skin, itching, reddish at the site of application. Any how discontinue the application and consult your dr.
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