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clindesse medication

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
No major problem, if: NO major problem if you're talking about a small amount of alcohol, a glass of wine or a beer.; Clindesse is a topical anti-bacterial for vaginitis, ... Read More
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Clindamycin: It is better not to drink alcohol on the days you are on antibiotics as alcohol can affect clindamycin's pharmacology as well as add to side effects ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Uncertain: Hi I generally recommend to always avoid alcohol when taking antibiotics but the literature quotes that "light" drinking while taking clindesse should ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Clindesse: It can leak out a bit after application but can still be quite effective if used regularly as prescribed. If symptoms still persist then oral medicati ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : If you placed the insert inside the vagina then you can feel confident that it was done correctly. Some may leak out.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You don't have to: stop/hold breastfeeding, there is minimal systemic absorption which won't affect your baby, wish you both wellness
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No, but it will kill any bacteria on your penis and it doesn't "taste" very good for "dining out".
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Surgery needed: Malignancies of the cervix must be controlled. When the Ca is in-situ as defined by biopsy, local therapy ie. cone or cryosurgery needed. When invas ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably BV: One possibility is that she is being treated for a bacterial infection called bacterial vaginosis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually not: Clindamycin is an antibiotic and it will kill "bad" bacteria as well as normal or "good" bacteria, but the vaginal tissues will usually recolonized wi ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
If stored properly: If the Clindamycin was stored in a cool, dry place, then it should be usable for up to two years past its' expiration date.
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