What Is Clindamycin Used For

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Clindamycin for UTI?
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I've been prescribed clindamycin 300mg for the next seven days. Is this for a urinary tract infection (e.coli)? I'm also wondering since this is not a normal drug that is usually prescribed, if I should take it or if I should I go seek another doctor's opinion? ## This is a broad spectrum antibiotic that can be used to treat various types of bacterial infections, so it is best to follow your doctor's instructions. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea. dry mouth, and non-allergic skin rash. Have you started taking it, yet? ...
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Wed, Jun 21 '17, 8:09 PM
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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 is available by mouth, intravenously, and as a cream to be applied to the skin o...
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## I was prescribed Clindamycin not long after child birth. And then shortly after that I contracted colitis. I was told this could be pretty common. Has anybody else had a similar experience? ...
Updated 12 years ago in Clindamycin.
Tue, May 24 '05, 9:22 AM
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Updated 12 years ago in Clindamycin.
Fri, Sep 02 '05, 9:30 AM
Clindamycin for dogs?
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I need to know if my dog can take this pill? I can't afford to get her looked at but this pill sounds like it will help her infection. I just don't know if dogs can take this? Please let me know! ## I have a liquid bottle of clindamycin for my dog. The bottle says it expired May of 2017. Is it safe to still use if I think she may be having a tooth infection? ...
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Sun, Nov 05 '17, 9:05 AM
What Is Clindamycin Hcl 150 Mg Capsule Used To Treat
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clindamycin HCL 150 MG cap San sub for Cleogin HCL 150 MG cap cap is blue in color written on the cap is cor 153 ## Hi Judy, The blue capsule in description marked "cor 153" is Clindamycin HCL (150 mg). 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. Learn More: Clindamycin Details I hope this helps! ...
Updated 5 years ago in Clindamycin.
Mon, Aug 20 '12, 10:11 AM
CLINDAMYCIN H
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TOUQUOISE BLUE OBLONG SHAPED CAPSULE WITH RX693 ## Just to confirm the capsule in description is Clindamycin HCL (300 mg). 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. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you. ...
Updated 7 years ago in Clindamycin.
Wed, Jun 23 '10, 1:04 PM
how long is clindamycin good for
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Hello I have some liquid clindamycin from 2 months ago and I was woundering if it was still good? About how long the shelf life of this product is? ## Hello, Melliss! How are you? What is the expiration date on it from your pharmacy? Liquids tend to degrade faster and usually have a very short shelf life, anywhere from 10 days to a month, in many cases. ## I have an ear ache. Can I take clindamycin I have from 9/2/2015? ## Antipyrine and Benzocaine ear drops works good for my earaches. It clear up my pain and fluid behind the ear drum ...
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Tue, Dec 20 '16, 12:56 AM
how long is clindamycin good for?
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I have an abscess tooth and was given clindamyc in about a month ago and finished it. Now the swollen face and pain is back and I have a prescription from 10/2013. Is it still good? And safe to take? Can't get into the dentist till next week ## Hi Paula, If it were any other drug-class I might feel differently about how I answer this question, but when it comes to expired antibiotics specifically, I wouldn't encourage anyone to chance it. Because even if it is still good to a degree, the possibility off developing antibiotic resistant bacteria is always something you have to keep in mind... and the problem is that there's really no feasible way to know for certain if or how much it could've degraded since the expiration date. Have you considered looking into any other po... ...
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Tue, Mar 07 '17, 9:55 PM
Uses for Clindamycin HCL
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I have some clindamycin left over from a few months ago and I was curious if it treats a urinary tract infection ## The drugs most often used to treat routine, uncomplicated UTI's are trimethoprim (Trimpex), trimethoprim/sufamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra, Cotrim), amoxicillin (Amoxil, Trimox, Wymox), nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin, Furadantin), and ampicillin [1]. Although Clindamycin is not on the above list, it does not necessarily mean that it won't work. The thing with UTIs is that urine testing and/or medical history may be required to determine the specific bacteria causing the infection. Different meds for different bacetria. Hope this helps. To read more about Clindamycin: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... Sources: [1] ...
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Thu, Jan 15 '09, 5:27 PM
clindamycin hcl for dogs
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My vet gave me little round blue pills for my dogs gum infection. 25 mg Clintabs. Do they come in blue color ...
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Thu, Jul 23 '15, 5:33 PM
clindamycin hci what does mean
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My other is taking Clindamyacin 150mg. What does the "HCI" HCI stand for? Not HCL? Help please to clarify, thank you very much. ## Hello, Michael! How are you? HCL stands for hydrochloride, it denotes the specific chemical salt that the Clindamycin is derived from. This medication is an antibiotic that is used treat various types of infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
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Sat, Feb 27 '16, 2:46 PM
CLINDAMYCIN HCL
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PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS MEDICATION ## what is this med used for. 150 mg ca(greens) ## Clindamycin Info Click Here ## is it safe for me to take clindamycin HCL 150 mg with Methylprednisolone 4mg? ## Will this help bacterial pink eye ...
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Mon, Sep 01 '14, 6:54 AM
clindamycin HLC
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can u take this for the flu ## Hi angeletta, Antibiotics in general will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu. However you can learn more about the uses of this medication here: Clindamycin Details The flu treatment you should take largely depends on your symptoms. For example, if you have nasal or sinus congestion, then a decongestant may be most helpful, as opposed to an antibiotic. There are also numerous cough medicines with various combinations of decongestants, antihistamines, analgesics/antipyretics, cough suppressants, and expectorants, all depending on what symptoms you have. I hope this advice helps! ...
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Fri, Nov 30 '12, 12:43 PM
Clindamycin 150
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I have 29 capsules to take the 3 days prior to root canal. I am allergic to penicillin and iodine and take Fluvoxamine for OCD and lose dose Xanax. I always have panic when I have to start a new med. I am a 65 year old female...is this antibiotic safe? Will it effect my blood pressure as mine AT TIMES runs low (especially at night or after meal.) ## Did you say you have 29 Clindamycin caps to take 3 days before a root canal? Did you mean you have 29 caps and will FINISH them 3 days before a root canal? 29 caps of Clindamycin in 3 days is a heck of a lot of caps to swallow. ...so I'm gonna assume you meant you'll finish the script 3 days before the root canal. As you know Clindamycin is an antibiotic. Your doctor likely prescribed this particular antibiotic because you are allerg... ...
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Sun, Oct 11 '15, 2:48 PM
clindamycin 300
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I'm an alcoholic and i have a tooth abcess..woul i be able to take clyndomicin as i cannot just stop drinking as it would be too dangerous ## Hello, Elaine! How are you? You can take it, as long as your doctor approves, but you may experience worsening of the side effects, if you are also drinking while taking it. Thus, as listed by the U.S. FDA, you may experience more nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and diarrhea than normal. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
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Wed, Jul 20 '16, 7:00 PM
Clindamycin for a toothache
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Can i still take clindamycin for my toothache? It expired 3 months ago. Is it safe? ## Hello, Tiffany! How are you? It is never a good idea to take an expired antibiotic. Since medications lose effectiveness over time, it may not completely eradicate the bacteria and could result in your developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. It would be best to see your dentist for a new prescription, if an infection is present. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Clindamycin.
Sun, Feb 28 '16, 7:09 PM
information for clindamycin
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I am taking Clindamycin for a wisdom tooth infection. It works great yet I want to forewarn any women who may decide to take it. It gave me a nasty yeast infection. I am talking about swollen lips, itchy, dry, very uncomfortable to sit for long periods of time. It seems most antibiotics help with one thing and cause other problems. Clindamycin breaks up proteins down there and it causes yeast to grow. If your doctor prescribed you this, get yourself some OTC (over the counter) yeast infection treatment when you go and get the meds from the pharmacy. ## That can be a normal side effect of most antibiotics, in both men and women, although of course for men, the yeast infections are usually only oral. If you are prone to getting them from any particular antibiotic, it is always a good idea... ...
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Wed, Nov 23 '16, 8:41 PM
Is clindamycin still good.
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Does Clindamycin Solution get messed up if refrigerated then stored at room temperature afterwards. ## Hello, Wanda! How are you? Yes, the liquids tend to degraded much faster than other medication formulations, so you should most likely just dispose of it. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Clindamycin.
Sat, Feb 22 '14, 11:40 AM
Clindamycin 150 Mg
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Can two antibiotics be used at the same time? My husband was prescribed Metronidazole 250mg (1pill 3x's a day) and Clindamycin 150mg (2 pills -3x's a day) for a foot infection. ## Those both aren't actually in the same classification. The Clindamycin is an antibiotic, but the Metronidazole is actually an antifungal medications. They are commonly used together, because many people on antibiotics end up getting yeast infections as a side effect. Learn more: ## Can it be used with azithromycin 250 with clindamycin I took the clindamycin this morning at 900am an my doctor wants me to take the other now ...
Updated 3 months ago in Clindamycin.
Thu, Sep 07 '17, 2:34 PM

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