Clindamycin Antibiotic

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Willis Says:

What all is this medication used for?

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rob Says:

clindamycin is a antibiotic used in real bad infections

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debbie Says:

it is for infections of the lungs joints bone ect.....

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debbie Says:

for things like urinary tract, blood infections

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debbie Says:

How long does this medication clindamycin stay good? Example: Prescription was filled 4/21/04. Are they still good?

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jennifer Says:

thanks for the info

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Verwon Says:

Debbie, they begin to lose efficacy at around 18months old, so you will not get the dosage you need if you use a prescription that is that old. You should see your doctor for a new one.

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rob Says:

clindamycin is a licomycin antibiotic used in gram psoitive and anaerobic infections. it is a narrow spectrum being useless against gram negative bacteria but has a seriuos side effect of AAC usually caused by the bacteria C.difficle.

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rob Says:

by the way AAC is antibiotic associated colitis its a complication of antimicrobial therapy.

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alexa Says:

can clindamycin be used insead of amoxicillin if you are allergic to amoxicillin?

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ryan Says:

can clindamycin be used for strep throat

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Hong Says:

How long does clindamycin stay in the body after finishing taking it?

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C Says:

I live in a halfway house and I want to make sure clindamycin does not turn up in a U/A. The hospital prescribed it.

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rosie Says:

I took my Clindamycin 4 hours after my previous dose, which was 2 hours early. Supposed to be every 6 hours. What do I do with my next dose?

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Bae Says:

Can clindamycin be used for a serious fungal infection / athlete's foot with deep cracks in skin? It's for a diabetic patient who's foot is hard like leather and black.

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Mason Says:

Re: Bae (# 14) Expand Referenced Message

Clindamycin is not generally used for such infections. It is an antibiotic, not an antifungal. Something like Metronidazole would be ideal. Also that sounds bad. Perhaps the patient you speak of should seek urgent care.

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Jason Says:

Does Clindamycin 300mg (Dan 3120) work for an infection in the testicles? I believe it's an infection...

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Dave Says:

Can you this drug with Cialis
While takings clindamycin

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Mason Says:

Re: Jason (# 16) Expand Referenced Message

It depends what kind of infection it is. I would definitely see a doctor ASAP about that.

Dave (# 17) --

I don't see any reports where taking Cialis with clindamycin is contraindicated. It should be okay. Note that Cialis can cause diarrhea which could potentially exacerbate the onset of AAC/C.Difficile as noted by Rob above (posts #7 and #8) when combined with clindamycin.

RE: the original post; I was given clindamycin once for a bacterial infection related to a toe injury. I couldn't take it. It caused me excruciating stomach pain. However clindamycin is prescribed for a plethora of infections, some as minor as acne or folliculitis to extremely severe infections such as flesh-eating disease and toxic shock.

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Reinaldo Says:

What is the primary use of Clindamycin 300mg capsules?

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