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what is he dose of clindamycin in respiratory tract infections i?

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Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
26 years experience Pulmonology
600mg: This dose 3 times daily, each 8 hours apart should do it. Care is to be taken as to the real reason for it, the extent of the drug need and the side effects like c diff infection.
Answered on Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: 600 mg three times a day for 7+ days.
Answered on Apr 10, 2013
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher commented
27 years experience Internal Medicine
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Could stop at 7 days but some recommend a 21 day course. Personally I would go with clinical response. If pt continues to look good and progress at 7 days - stop antibiotics.
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
26 years experience Pulmonology
why seven + days?
Dec 16, 2012

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