Clingen Forte Vaginal – Side Effects and How to use?

What is Clingen Forte?

Clingen Forte is the brand name of an antibiotic medicine. This medicine is prescribed generally for the treatments of infections and itching on the vaginal cavity and uterus. consists of soft gelatin vaginal capsules generally prescribed for the management of various vaginal infections. It is manufactured by Otsira Genetica (A division of ARISTO Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.). It is available in the packaging of seven vaginal capsules per packet.

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What is The Generic Medicine in Clingen Forte?

Clingen Forte has the following generics names, along given is their individual strength:

  • Clindamycin (100 mg)
  • Clotrimazole (100 mg)
  • Tinidazole (100 mg)

Dosage of Clingen Forte

Clingen Forte is a soft gelatin vaginal tablet, hence it has to be taken vaginally. Generally, it has to be taken one capsule per day for seven days. It has to be prescribed by your doctor

How to Use Clingen Forte?

Clingen Forte is a soft gelatin vaginal tablet, hence it has to be taken vaginally. Generally, it has to be taken one capsule per day for seven days. It has to be prescribed by your doctor.

Why Clingen Forte is Prescribed

Clingen Forte vaginal capsules primarily find their use in the management of various types of vaginal infections caused by many different kinds of micro-organisms. It is useful in both systemic infections and gynecological infections.

Individual uses of all generics of this capsules are being described below:

Clindamycin: It is useful in the management of infections caused by bacteria, generally found in vagina, blood, joints, skin, digestive system and internal organs like lungs etc.

Clotrimazole: It is used in the management of mainly fungal skin folds’ infections, as in the infections of vulva, vagina, armpit, groin or penis. It is also useful in the treatment of ringworm.

Tinidazole: It is used in the management of infections caused by parasites or protozoa and bacteria, found in genitals, blood, womb lining, skin etc.

It is also useful in cases of:

  1. Trichomoniasis
  2. Upper gastrointestinal and breast cancer
  3. Acute leukemia
  4. Abdominal surgery prophylaxis
  5. Amoebiasis

Working Mechanism of Clingen Forte

Clingen Forte works to harm the microorganisms which cause vaginal infections. The individual working of each generic of this medicine can be understood as being described below:

Clindamycin: It is a member of lincosamide group of antibiotics. It slows down the growth of bacteria as it hinders the formation of bacterial protein.

Clotrimazole: Being an anti-fungal, it causes harm to the infection causing fungi by disturbing the activity of their enzymes by permeating into their cell wall. It basically affects the proper formation of cell walls or membranes.

Tinidazole: It is a nitroimidazole antibiotic, which specifically fights anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. It disrupts the production of their DNA by entering inside them.This causes their death thereby decreasing the infection caused by them.

Possible Side Effects of Clingen Forte

The generics of Clingen Forte with their individual side-effects are listed below:

Clindamycin:

Vaginal itching, pain, irritation or burning
Whitish or brownish vaginal discharge
Heartburn
White patches in the throat or on the tongue or on the mouth
Vomiting
Swelling, inflammations, and pain in joints
Nausea

Clotrimazole:

Discharge from vagina
Burning
Itching
Redness of skin
Local reactions in the affected region such as irritation
Vomiting
Stomach pain
Fever
Upset stomach

Tinidazole:

Stomach cramps
Extreme tiredness or weakness
Rashes similar to acne
Allergic reactions
Swelling of ankles and legs
Convulsive seizures
Gasping or difficulties in breathing
Bad taste
Vomiting
Upset stomach
Stomach or abdominal pain
Numbness
Hoarseness
Dizziness
Headache
Hives
Difficulty in swallowing
Loss of appetite
Constipation
Facial-swelling, as on the mouth or lips

Precautions While Using Clingen Forte

Following precautions should be taken while using this medicine:

Share with your doctor about your allergies and sensitivities with your doctor to ensure that none of the ingredients/generics should have any adverse effects.
if you are an elder person
It is also advised to actively monitor the functioning of liver and kidneys.
in the case of hepatic impairment
in cases of renal impairment
if you are pregnant
if you are lactating/breastfeeding
it is not for ophthalmic use

Using Clingen Forte During Pregnancy

Please consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or are trying to conceive when being prescribed for this medicine. It should not be taken in pregnancy’s first trimester.

Patient Queries About Clingen Forte

Is this medicine used for treating the UTI (urinary tract infection)?
No, this medicine is not effective in the management of urinary tract infection.

How to store this Clingen Forte?
Keep it away from the reach of children. It is advised to store in an air-tight container.Please discard the medicine post its expiry date.

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