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    Does intake of Clindamycin help in treating bladder infection?

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Posted on Mon, 8 Aug 2016 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: Can I take Clindamycin for a bladder infection? How about clarithromycin er? I am allergic to sulfa, penicillin and shellfish
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Answered by Dr. Robert Galamaga 1 hour later
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hello and thank you for sending the question.

Clindamycin and clarithromycin are not very good choices for treatment of a urinary tract infection.

A better choice would be something like ciprofloxacin in light of the allergies which you reported.

If youre having persistent symptoms I would recommend that you follow up with your primary care doctor or a local medical practitioner who can diagnose and treat you appropriately.

Thank you again for sending the question.

Sincerely,

Dr. Galamaga
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