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A 42-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Endodontics
Don't Worry: Clindamycin (cleocin) is commonly given for dental infection in individuals with an allergy to penicillin or keflex. It's also given for more severe ... Read More
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Take probiotics: Clindamycin can reduce the chances of the root canal becoming overtly infected (though most root canals probably harbor a chronic low-grade infection) ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
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True, but...: Clindamycin is a potent antibiotic that in rare cases causes serious side effects. It is particularly useful against anerobic (live without oxygen) ba ... Read More
19 years experience Dentistry
Clindamycin : You are right that GI issues is possible but not in most cases. Unless you have predetermined risk factors most patients that take the medication will ... Read More
17 years experience Endodontics
Allergic?: Why clinda? I guess you are allergic to pennicilllin. If you never had colitis pseudo. It is very rare you will develop problems however any antibiot ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotic: Clindamycin is an antibiotic that comes in topical and oral forms and is used to treat a variety of infections.
A 49-year-old member asked:
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is an antibiotic, not a deodorant.
A female asked:
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No need: No. It wouldn't do any good.
A 24-year-old female asked:
43 years experience Family Medicine
Not long: Clindamycin has a relatively short half life and has to be dosed multiple times daily. But its most worrisome potential adverse effect, c. Difficile c ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
15 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotic: This medicine is an antibiotic. Clindamycin (cleocin) is used to treat serious infections caused by bacteria.
A 36-year-old member asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Clindamycin alternova is a derivative of Clindamycin and available in some foreign countries such as sweeden and is used to treat various bacterial in ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No testing: There are no testing protocols to diagnose allergy to clindamycin. Therefore, the only way to establish this diagnosis is via oral challenge.
A 27-year-old female asked:
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes & no: Topical Clindamycin is used for Acne. Most of the time it will help Acne , if that is what you meant by Blemish. But it does not take away the dark ... Read More
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