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Cause Of Cleocin Allergy
Part of the lincoside family . It has good gram positive an anaerobic coverage, but its association with the development of clostridium difficile infection has limited its use. It is used in certain drug allergy situations where staph, strep, pneumococcal, and anaerobic organisms. Its use in MRSA infections is spotty. It is a bacteriostatic drug that works ...Read more
Tested a few drops of liquid clindamycin on skin after last use (1 yr ago) I was itchy. Get itchy/redness often with ABs. Told DDS & said to try anyway. Also Penicillin allergy. Skin on arm got red after it dried on it. Can I take it or is it allergy?
Get tested: You may have allergy to some antibiotics. You do not want to take any medication that, for you, can produce allergic consequences. Would be best to discuss this, and be tested, with an Allergist. ...Read more
Diabetes. Pen allergy. Cycle of clindamycin post oral surgery. "Probably infected in spots." Prescribed another Clin cycle combo w/ metronidazole. OK?
I have BV and gsb I took metrogel but did not work now i'm on cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) t ovules can the BV cause me to miscarry ?
My dr gave me Norco 10/325 for pain cause Mrsa Hurts bad on face, Atarax 25 mg, Cleocin 300 mg bactroban (mupirocin). can i take all this together or Space it out?
S/p Left knee infection. IV Antibiotic give first 24 hour. Then po cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and bactrium started. Week later rash. What caused it and what treatment ne?
Look on bottle.: All medicines have an expiration date stamped somewhere on the container. ...Read more
Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...Read more
Yes but...: The antimicrobial will not decrease the risk of tobacco use. ...Read more
Effective: It is one of many acne therapeutic agents. It works for some acne, particularly for pimples, but not very effective for balck/whiteheads. It's hard to compare its "effectiveness" against others. Common sense: if there is one acne treatment stands out as the best, then why we have so many treatments/regimens available outthere? ...Read more
Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/cleocin-side-effects.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes.: But it may cause irritation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lots of alternatives: Lots of alternatives for treating acne. Does take sustained use and time for the clinda. to work. Depends also on extent and location of acne. Should talk w/ your pcp or dermatologist after giving this drug some time about next, more aggressive steps. Some of the more 'intense' medicines, however, do come with side effects that may worse than the cure. ...Read more
Possibly: The choice of antibiotics in persisting cases should be guided by laboratory tests which will show which antibiotics are likely to be successful. While Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is not a commonly used antibiotic for utis, it is certainly possible that in a given situation it becomes the best choice. ...Read more
Thin layer: If you apply a thin layer than the active ingredient will get to your skin and start working. If you apply a thick layer the vehicle which is the cream with out the medication will stop that active ingredient from getting to the skin. Put it on your skin at bedtime so you will not get a sunburn. ...Read more
I've been using clindamycin phosphate lotion for 3 days AM and PM and have noticed that after a while my face becomes really oily. Why is that?
I was rx cleocin for a infection. 300 mg every 6 hrs a total of 10 pills. If that amount is enough? Is tooth infection and the tooth was remove
Only: The only one who will know if the medication you were given is "enough" is the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who removed your tooth. He/she knows your medical and dental histories, we don't. The dose you were given is common but that's not an assurance that it's perfect for you. if you have concerns, see your treating practitioner. ...Read more
Er Dr Dx Me With MRSA last night. he put me on Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 300 Mg q.i.d i also got dial body wash what else can i do. i have a past history with MRSA.
Staphylococcus: Now a days many of us are colonized with MRSA. It doesn't necessarily mean we will develop any increased infection rates as compared to MSSA which is also all over us. While technically speaking Cleocin, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and Rifampin may work..don't be surprised if it doesn't. Zyvox is an excellent oral medication for severe infections. Hibiclens is far superior to Dial. Twice a week use after bathing ...Read more
I have been getting large below the surface acne bumps that are painful and very ugly once they rise to the surface. I have tried benzepro/clindamycin, but they still occur. Ive used cleocin t pledgets in the past when I was in my 20s .
Painful acne : You may need to see dermatologist for stronger medication ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more