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Can i use clindamycin for stomach bacterial infections?

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Posted on Mon, 28 Jul 2014
Question: im going to South XXXXXXX and my doctor told me to get cipro,to protect me from any stomache bacterial infections, i have a new script of clindamycin,150mg can i use that instead?
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Answered by Dr. Praveen G (46 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It should be used in serious infection

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Welcome to Healthcare Magic,

Clindamycin tablet is used in treatment of severe anaerobic bacterial infections.

Tab Clindamycin is known to cause severe colitis which is very very fatal. This should be used in serious anaerobic iinfections.

Thank you.
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Can i use clindamycin for stomach bacterial infections?

Brief Answer: It should be used in serious infection Detailed Answer: Hello, Welcome to Healthcare Magic, Clindamycin tablet is used in treatment of severe anaerobic bacterial infections. Tab Clindamycin is known to cause severe colitis which is very very fatal. This should be used in serious anaerobic iinfections. Thank you.