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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Antibiotic: Clindamycin is an antibiotic that comes in topical and oral forms and is used to treat a variety of infections.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: It is an antibiotic, not a deodorant.
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No need: No. It wouldn't do any good.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience in 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
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Antibiotic: This medicine is an antibiotic. Clindamycin (cleocin) is used to treat serious infections caused by bacteria.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience in 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience in 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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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Antibiotic: This is an antibiotic used to treat a number of infections. Can you be more specific?
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
Clindamycin: The half-life of a drug is the time it takes for half of the drug in the body to be eliminated. After 5 half lives, the drug is considered gone from ... Read More

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