Clindamycin

FDA Approved: * September 30, 2011
Pharm Company: * SAGENT STRIDES
Category: Antibiotics

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



Clindamycin Overview

Clindamycin is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections.[1] This includes middle ear infections, bone or joint infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, strep throat, pneumonia, and endocarditis among others.[1] It can be useful against some cases of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).[2] It may also be used for acne and in addition to quinine for malaria.[1][3] It ...

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How long does clindamycin remain in your system after finishing treatment

I am finishing a 7 day dose of clindamycin 300 mg taken once every 8 hours on Friday, which leaves me with no weekend coverage if dental infection isn't gone. My dentist told me yesterday that it can remain in my system for awhile, is this true? If so, for how long? ## Hello, Jana! How are you? Yes, that is correct. However, how is the infection doing? If the antibiotic is working, there should be no worsening after being on it for a full 24 hours and you should start to see some improvement after taking it for a full 3 days. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## I had a severe headache with flushed feeling after taking clindesse vaginally.never again bad drug ## Took clind...

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Does clindamycin hcl have an expiration date

I have clindamycin hcl from 2008. Is it safe to take? ## Have clindamycin 150 mg cap from 1/07/2009, is it still safe to use? ## i have clindamycin 150mg kept in refrigerator is it still good?03/04/09 ## To cover these questions for other site users that may need to know the same information. If they the capsules have been in a bottle that was dispensed by your pharmacy, which exposed them to the elements, they have an expiration date of one year from the date you received them. After that time, they will start to degrade and will no longer be as effective. At that point, it's best to dispose of them, due to the risk of developing antibiotic resistance if you take them. Millie, were you asking about a liquid formulation? If so, those are only good for a week, they degrade very fast....

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antibitoics and missed period

I had a very bad bacterial tooth infection, was a day away from being septic. I was on Clindamycin 300mg for over 10 days. Can this cause my period not to come at all? I have endometriosis so i got allll the normal period pain warning signs but it never came. I'm still going to take a test, but should i be worried it's not the antibitoic and I'm pregnant? ## Hello WinMac, I was able to find a few sources and one study done by the NIH that shows there is a correlation between antibiotics and menstrual cycles. From what I read it seems that antibiotics affect the way that your body produces hormones and if enough is taken it may affect your greatly enough to prevent completely or delay a cycle. I have linked below the NIH case study as that is the most credible source. [1] NIH...

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Tooth Infection Treatment

I have been to the dentist got sent home with Clindamycin but I also have a sinus infection, asthma and panic attacks. Is this safe for me to take 300 mg 4times a day? And will it work for both infections? ## It is an antibiotic, so it may help with both infections, the best thing you can do is try it and see. However, it generally isn't recommended for people that suffer from asthma. Learn more Clindamycin details here. Thus, I'd suggest you contact your dentist or doctor about an alternative antibiotic. What do you use to treat your asthma? ## I have COPD and my dentist just put me on cindamyacin 300mg 4 times daily for 7 days for an infected wisdom tooth. He was unaware of my breathing problem. I have been on it for 3 days, should I discontinue and contact my primary care doc...

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Can I take Clindamycin and Cefuroxime at the same time?

I just started taking Clindamycin and I'm on my third day. And Cefuroxime Axetil was recently prescribed to me this day after routine check up. I really forgot to mention I was taking it Clindamycin for Acne. So I'll finish my drug regimen first with Clindamycin and then Cefuroxime Axetil After. Although they have different uses. I'm worried of drug resistant. Am I making the right decision. Going back to the doctor is such a hassle with time. ## Yes, you can take them both, if your doctor has instructed you to do so. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash, Are you on any other medications? ## No just these two. Thank you for replying. And I had just discovered that I was alle...

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Clindamycinhydrochloride

i just got this prescribed to me as antibioitic in emergency room in german hospital in dusseldorf. i can't find it on PDR so i'm worried. the box says it comes from Kalamazoo USA but neither the name above or other name Sobline appears anywhere ## What is the color of the powder inside of the Clindamycin DAN5708, the gray & pink capsule. ## The name should not be run together, it is Clindamycin Hydrochloride, which might be why you were unable to find it. It is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Lauren do you have reason to believe they aren't real or were tampered with? That is the correct marking for a ...

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rx692 antibiotic pill

Hello I have an abscess dental appointment not for 7 days can I take b antibiotic rx692 till then ## Hello, Tea! How are you? This capsule is manufactured by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 150mgs of Clindamycin. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. It would be best to call your dentist and check first, as it may not be the appropriate antibiotic to treat your infection. Is there anything else I can help with? ## What does this pill look like? I also have the Generic form of Clindamycin 150 mg by mfg. Ranbaxy. The problem I am having is my medication markings, do not match the info or description provided on the front and back of the label.. The pills I have (are small round ...

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Red Purple Capsule N150

I have this red and purple capsule that says N 150 on it. What could it be? ## what is a red and purple capsule with markings N 150 ## I have capsules marked with N on one side and 150 on the other. They too are deep red and light purple. The drug is clindamycin, an anti-biotic ## Hello Leigh, The pill that you are describing is an old 150 mg clindamycin which is an anti-biotic manufactured by Novopharm. Unfortunately I won't be able to provide you with any details on that pill because Novopharm has been aquired by Teva and has removed all of their website and information pertaining to their products. If you would like information on the replacement pill, (NDC 00591-5708)from Teva let me know and I will happily supply you with that information.

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Clindamycin and joint/muscle aches

Hi, I've been on Clindamycin 150mg x3, 3 times a day to treat SI Joint MRSA. I've taken this for 11months. I started jogging (I use to be an elite marathon runner) 3 months ago. No problems.. just the typical shin splints and common running injuries. During the past month I'm experiencing weakness in legs and extream soreness in my calf muscles, to a degree that I can only walk for 10min. My hospital checkups are 3months apart and I'm supposed to be on antibiotics for at least 1yr. I've decided to stop taking antibiotics yesterday, due to the pain. I've read on forums of cases that Clindamycin can cause muscular and joint pain. Is this true?? ## Hello, Tracey! How are you? Yes, the FDA does list muscle and joint pain as being possible side effects of this antibio...

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clindamycin expiration date/cold storage

clindamycin expiration date/cold storage? ## If you are referring to the tablets, they are only good for one year from the date of prescribing, after that they should be disposed of. This is an antibiotic, which may cause side effects such as: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. You can read more on it here: A liquid or cream formulation has a much shorter shelf-life. How old is the medication in question? ## THE LIQUID CLINDAMYCIN I HAVE IS FROM 3/22/2010. WHAT IS THE EFFECTS OF USING THIS OLD PRODUCT? ## I have clindamycin hcl 150 mg capstev since 2/10/2010 can they still be used? ## 4/1/2011 ## I have clindamycin from 2016. I have another tooth issue. Is it ok to take being two years old?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Clindamycin
  • Aerosol, Foam: 1%
  • Capsule: 150mg, 300mg, 75mg
  • Cream: 2%
  • For Solution: 75mg/5ml
  • Gel: 1%
  • 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 Clindamycin: (205 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-0225 Cleocin 150 mg Oral Capsule by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-0331 Cleocin 75 mg Oral Capsule by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-0395 Cleocin 300 mg Oral Capsule by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0093-3171 Clindamycin (As Clindamycin Hydrochloride) 150 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-5256 Clindamycin (As Clindamycin Hydrochloride) 300 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0179-0023 Clindamycin (As Clindamycin Hydrochloride) 150 mg Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0024 Clindamycin (As Clindamycin Hydrochloride) 300 mg Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0146 Clindamycin Hydrochloride 150 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0147 Clindamycin Hydrochloride 300 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0167 Clindamycin Hydrochloride 300 mg Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-6068 Clindamycin (As Clindamycin Hydrochloride) 75 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6069 Clindamycin (As Clindamycin Hydrochloride) 150 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6070 Clindamycin (As Clindamycin Hydrochloride) 300 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0409-4050 Clindamycin 150 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-4051 Clindamycin 150 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-4052 Clindamycin 150 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-4053 Clindamycin 150 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-4054 Clindamycin 150 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-4055 Clindamycin 150 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-4197 Clindamycin 150 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Hospira, Inc.
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clindamycin hcl 300mg
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Been on clindamycin since Saturday evening and this is Thursday night for an abscessed tooth. It went down for a day and... 6 replies
clindamycin expiration date/cold storage
clindamycin expiration date/cold storage? ## If you are referring to the tablets, they are only good for one year from t... 5 replies
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DAN 5708 ## could someone please tell me what this is greyand white capsule that says DAN 5708? ## I just found what thi... 5 replies
Clindamycin, hot flashes, sweating
Can Clindamycin cause mild hot flashes, and feeling of sweating? I looked at side effect list and it is not listed. ## H... 4 replies
clindamycin side effects
I had an extraction on an abcess tooth bout a week ago. Since I've been on clindamycin I've been sleepy and tire... 4 replies
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