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Is there any way to minimize the chance of diarrhlea from taking Clindamycin

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No change: The chance of conceiving is not likely to be affected by taking clindamycin.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Same as Before: Clindamycin is an antibiotic and has nothing to do with preventing getting pregnant.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Wish can calculate: But certainly, more antibiotics significantly alter your gut microbial flora enough to allow C diff to propagate in your bowel & cause a problem i ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: There is no stats as to whom is going to develop C. Diff pathology with antibiotics. what is known is that nay antibiotics can cause it! Chances are ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
You are at risk: of getting C. difficile due to the recent courses of antibiotics, but not everyone who takes antibiotics gets C. diff. Adding topical cream will not ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Mayaud
34 years experience Hospital-based practice
Always a Risk: Anytime you significantly alter the normal gut flora with antibiotics you run the risk of C. Diff overgrowth it's associated complications.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prabhat Sinha
8 years experience Internal Medicine
8 to 12 hours: Clindamycin is a drug which is given 3 c per day due to its short half life. It only stay in body for less than 12 hours.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Somewhere 1-10%: The risks ranges about 1-10% and i cannot tell you the exact percentage for your case, but current literature suggests this range. Probiotics use duri ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Chasanov
13 years experience Internal Medicine
C. difficile : The risk if Clostridium Difficile infection is always increased with the use of antibiotics. Some antibiotics are more implicated than others. It is i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotic: it is an antibiotic, it is given for infection caused by bacteria that are sensitive to it
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