Active Ingredient(s): Clindamycin
FDA Approved: * July 9, 1980
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Cleocin Overview

Clindamycin is an antibiotic medication used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections, including osteomyelitis (bone) or joint infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, strep throat, pneumonia, acute otitis media (middle ear infections), and endocarditis.[3] It can also be used to treat acne,[3][4] and some cases of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).[5] In combination with quinine, it can be used to t...

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Cipro vs Cleocin

I have no known other allergies except for Ciprofloxacin which almost killed me. If my lab work hadn't checked out, they were going to put me on dialysis. Currently my dentist prescribed Cleocin. Is there a conflict? I have taken Amoxicillin, Penicillin, and Augmentin with no side effects. Please help ## Did you get a response at all? I took this med recently and am having some real issues but so far the doctor doesn't believe it relates to this med. I'm having difficulty walk and distance and feel very weak... and often have trouble breathing. ## They are different medications, David, but when someone is allergic to one medication, there is always a risk of discovering more that that cause allergic reactions. What types of symptoms did you experience? The FDA lists the typi...

can i take cleocin if am allergic to biaxin pencillin and sulfa drugs

can i take cleocin if am allergic to biaxin pencillin and sulfa drugs? ## Hello, T! How are you? The Cleocin is in a different class, it's a lincosamide antibiotic, so in theory it should be okay. However, there is no way of knowing if you will or will not be allergic to it, too. You should also double check with your doctor and pharmacist, before taking it, to be extra cautious. Is there anything else I can help with?

found rx693 in daughter room

what is it? Why does she have it? ## The capsule in description marked RX693 is identified as Clindamycin HCL (300 mg). Manufacturer: Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. National Drug Code (NDC): 63304-0693 Clindamycin is a lincosamide antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Clindamycin Details I hope this helps!


used to treat mastitis ## Are you looking for Cleocin / Clindamycin? If so it's listed here, just type in Cleocin as the search. ## Clindamycin is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more Clindamycin details here. Are there any comments or questions?

cleocin 300mg

Durante el ciclo de cleocin 300mg se puede ingerir licor? ## @cuca, I went ahead and translated your post through google translate, so please bear with me if you have any additional questions regarding the safety of taking Cleocin (Clindamycin) with alcohol. Based on my research, there is no documented interaction between Clindamycin and alcohol, so you can safely drink wine while taking Clindamycin. However, the article linked below discusses the importance of moderation when consuming alcohol in conjunction with this medication: I hope this helps!


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Aerosol, Foam: 1%
  • Capsule: 150mg, 300mg, 75mg
  • Cream: 2%
  • For Solution: 75mg/5ml
  • Gel: 1%, 2%
  • Granule, for Reconstituti: 75mg/5ml
  • Injection: 150mg/1ml, 150mg/ml, 300mg/2ml, 300mg/50ml, 600mg/4ml, 600mg/50ml, 900mg/50ml, 900mg/6ml
  • Lotion: 1%
  • Solution: 1%
  • Suppository: 100mg
  • Swab: 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cleocin: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-3448 Cleocin 20 mg/g Vaginal Cream by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-7667 Cleocin 100 mg/1 Vaginal Suppository by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 54868-3427 Cleocin 100 mg/1 Vaginal Suppository by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5833 Cleocin 75 mg/5ml Oral Granule, for Solution by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 63539-011 Cleocin 100 mg Vaginal Suppository by U.S. Pharmaceuticals
  • 67296-1798 Cleocin Hydrochloride 300 mg Oral Capsule by Redpharm Drug, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Clindamycin or a similar ingredient: (18 results)