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how long does clindamycin remain in your body

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience 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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
24 hours, partial: Normally after the first day i expect dental patients to be feeling close to 50% better.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on administr: IV immediately and oral about 6 hours after ingestion
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Should not be more: than 48 hours before all the Clindamycin activity in your body has dissipated/metabolized completely. I do not think it even takes that long in healt ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes u can but: Mention this to ur dr. Take care!
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rolando Rivera
24 years experience Urology
Culture result?: Is the prescription for Clindamycin based on a culture result? Clindamycin is not your typical first line drug for uncomplicated UTI but it could be u ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Varies among people: With Clindamycin or any antibiotic, one can get tummy upset, looser stools, even watery diarrhea. Usually the symptoms go away when the antibiotics ar ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: The drug is out of your system in <15 hours but the side effects may linger depending on what you have. For instance c. Difficile diarrhea can be very ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Clindamycin: If the kidney function is normal, Clindamycin can be expected to be totally out of the body after about 30 hours following the last dose.

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