Clindamycin

What is Clindamycin?

Clindamycin is an antibiotic and can be used either topically, orally or by i.v. route.

Questions and answers on "Clindamycin"

I'm taking clindamycin for a tooth abscess and I taste a metallic taste. should I stop taking it and is there any danger? thank you

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You can continue if there are no other side effects.

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
Thanks for the query..

Metallic taste can be a side effect of antibiotic Clindamycin..

Can you please tell that is there any other side effect that you are facing other than metallic taste?
If yes, please...

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I was prescribed clindamycin tablets despit I told the doctor that I can not swallow pill . There is a liquid form of clindamycin

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Available

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for asking

I read your question and i understand your concern. Clindamycin is available in oral solutions form but in paediatric dosages. You may crush the pill and take it by dissolving it in water if swallowing a pill is a problem for you....

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Is Clindamycin HCL 300 Mg Ok for the person who is allergic for penicillin? My e mail adress is YYYY@YYYY

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, it's okay

Detailed Answer:
Dear Ms, I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns

Please note that there is no need to worry as Clindamycin does not contain any Penicillin and is considered as an alternative antibiotic to be used with patients who are...

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Hi doctor, my wife is 8 months pregnant and s
he has taken orally clindamycin & clotrimazole vagainal suppositries by mistake. Is it harmful for her or our baby ? Pls suggest

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
These drugs do not have adverse effects on mother and baby

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Sir.

I can understand your concerns.

Both Clindamycin and Clotrimazole belongs to category B drugs.

Category B-Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are...

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My mother who is 92 has been prescribed clindamycin prior to a procedure at the dentist, I am worry about a yeast infection. What can I do to prevent it?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No need to worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HCM.

Well, if you are afraid that clindamycin will increase risk of yeast infection then you should not worry since it happens only if antibiotics are used for longer period. Also,generally, serious yeast infections are rare and...

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Yes. What is the proper dosage for clindamycin for bacterial vaginosis

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
here's the dosage...

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

the primary regimens include clindamycin cream 2% (vaginal of course) which should be applied intravaginally at bedtime for 7 days. Alternatively per os treatment can be given. 300mg twice daily for 7 days. Or clindamycin ovules (100mg)...

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The bacteria that clindamycin Hal 300 treats is it can be transmitted sexually

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Brief Answer:
Clindamycin is a broad spectrum antibiotic, can be used to treat a variety of bacteria.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Welcome to healthcaremagic.com

I can understand your concern.

Clindamycin is a broad spectrum antibiotic which can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. One...

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Hi Doctor,

Currently I am using ACNESOL 1% Clindamycin on my acnes. I tried other solutions like benzoyl peroxide but did not helped so far. currently We are planning for pregency and i heard that using acne-sol is not advisable. can you please help me.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Benzoyl peroxide safe in pregnancy, discontinue clindamycin in pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at healthcaremagic
Clindamycin gel can be safely used till the time you get pregnant.
It won't affect your conception but once you become pregnant you need to discontinue...

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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?

doctor1 MD

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...

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doctor i m having pimples on my face which turns in blackheads thereafter. i m using clindamycin phosphate gel on my face and using soframycin cream at bed time. will this work for me? and how much time it will take to work????? and i want suggestion what to use or what to not? thanks

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Thank you for posting on HCM.
Acne, as you must be aware is pretty common condition caused chiefly due to hormonal influence and clogging of pores and followed by infection and inflammation.
Since you have not specified relevant history like age/sex/duration of acne its difficult to...

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Recent questions on  Clindamycin

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Sir/Madam, I am 40, female. I have pefectly regular periods. I used to have acne/pimples just one week before my periods and it lasts for a week. But for the last three months, I have pimples regularly. This time it is different, it is itchy, with white colour puss like , painful, skin becomes thick too. Though my doctors gave different treatment like propysalic NF, Clindamycin, some tablets, nothing seems to work. I need your help.

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Hi, took clindamycin for root canal treatment, finished 4 days ago… not really diarrhea, but sore and frequent movements also vaginal effect, but not yeast. took some acidophillus pills for past 10 days and couple probiotic yogurts should i be concerned or get something else

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Hi, I have taken 2 new periscribed medicines: Atenolol (25 mg) @ 2:30 yesterday afternoon & Clindamycin (30 mg) , one at 2:30pm and one at 11:30PM. I have been up all night & have had 8 Stools last one simi_liquid. I also had some fever and sore troat and took 2 over the counter Benedryl plus a few sore troat luzeges. Q: The text says do not stop Atenolol abruptly.so what should I do now? I am somewhat dehydrated with my stomach very hot & the rest of me chilled! Thank You, Sonny @ YYYY@YYYY

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hey, i was developing these hard pus filled lumps on my body, some were small, some would grow about dime sized before they would pop on their own. after the 4th one i got worried so i went to the doctor, he didn t really tell me anything, he popped it and took a swab and then gave me a prescription for clindamycin. i would just like to know what exactly is the infection i have? what is this medicine typically prescribed for

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Hi I went to the ER 2 weeks ago with intense abdominal pain and was diagnosed and put on flagyl and Cipro for one week. Saw my Dr the following week who put me on Levaquin for second week. I took my last Levaquin Friday. I still have pain eating...

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what should I do I have a clindamycin capsule stuck in my throat? I ve tried hot tea, applesauce, its still stuck and very painful. also when I take my next pill can I open the capsule and take it with food?

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I started using a Retin A product called acretin 0.05. it's my first time on retin a products. I've been prescribed this cream because I got mild acne in my cheeks the past 2 months. I wanted to know what are the disadvantages of this product as I...

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