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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 11 years experience
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
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Yes : If you placed the insert inside the vagina then you can feel confident that it was done correctly. Some may leak out.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
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. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
40 years experience
Don't use if expired: Never use medications if expired. They may still work, but you can't be sure. An expired antibiotic may not kill all the bacteria and could lead to a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Unlikely: you are less likely to get an intestinal infection if you are receiving clindamycin via vaginal route than if you were to receive clindamycin orally o... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Bacterial vaginitis: Clindamycin vaginal cream can be absorbed into the systemic circulation and produce clostridium difficile colitis. Vaginal pain, candidiasis, and oth... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
Since you are taking an antibiotic, you should wait at least 5- 7 days. It is best you consult your OBGYN doctor for the best advice because they kno... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Bacterial vaginosis: Women with bacterial vaginitis may use these for several days to alleviate this illness.
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".
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