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I am taking Clindamycin 300mg, one every 8 hours to

I am taking Clindamycin 300mg, one every 8 hours to treat STREP throat. I have Psoriatric Arthritis so pain is common, usually in my knees. Treatment of the STREP started Thursday late afternoon. This morning I woke up with a lot of pain in my hips which has continued all day. Can this be a side effect of the Clindmycin?
Wed, 26 Sep 2018
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