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Cleocin Clindamycin Phosphate
Yes but...: The antimicrobial will not decrease the risk of tobacco use. ...Read more
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
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Yes: Hopefully the diarrhea is not being caused by the Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate). You may want to check with the doctor that prescribed it also hydrate well ...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
Talk to your doc: You should talk to your doctor first. While the Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) (clindamycin) may be the cause of your diarrhea, stopping the antibiotics may be dangerous. This isn't a decision you should make on your own. ...Read more
Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) portable: Yes if the Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is used for infection and the lortab for pain. ...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: Nowadays 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
Is it generally no issue to externally masturbate while using cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vagina ovules?
OK to proceed: No concerns.Get a more detailed answer ›
I started using cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal cream. Is it all suppose to come out in the morning?
Depends : Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is a medical cream containing the antibiotic clindamycin. It requires a physician's perscription. If placed at bedtime, it is not unusual for some to liquefy abd drain upon standing in the morning. To avoid excess drainage try to place high in the canal. As long as it remains in the canal for 6 hours or so it should still be effective. Use for 7 days. ...Read more
Am on cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream and want to take a gonorrhea test today a swab one would the cleion cream interfer with my test reslut taking sample from the vigi?
Can you take Acidophilus With Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate). The ER Dr put me on Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 300 Mg 4 X's Day for 10 Days For MRSA. How much Acidophilus can you take in a day.
Not relevant: You may take acidophilus, but it has not been shown to alter the course of MRSA. ...Read more
No: It is not necessary but it is advisable since all antibiotics have side effects and you don't want to risk side effects if it may not help because your symptoms are caused by something else. ...Read more
A friend of mine have a tooth infection which she is not aware off. She was told to use cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) but she can't stand the pain.
She requires: She requires dental treatment. Merely taking antibiotics will not remove the cause of the infection and therefore will not solve the problem. She needs to see a dentist. There is nothing she can do on her own. ...Read more
Can't say: The prescribing doctor (could also be a DO or an RN-NP) or the dispensing pharmacist should be your first advisors in this kind of question, not a stranger online who does not know your history (like whether you have had alcohol abuse), or whether you are on other meds that might severely interact with alcohol (like flagyl/metronidazole). Also, alcohol doesn't help you fight infection or heal. ...Read more
Expert opinion please: could taking ciprofloxacin and cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) affect the effectiveness of my birth control?
Not at all:
According to mayo clinic, no large scale long range studies have shown antibiotics to diminish effectiveness of bc pill, except rifampin
but some doctors believe that some women may experience decrease effectiveness of the pill and recommend, another birth control method while on antibiotics.
In my opinion Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Cleocin will not significantly cause decrease effectiveness of bc pills. Ask your md. ...Read more
Expert opinion please: could taking ciprofloxacin and cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 1% affect the effectiveness of my birth control?
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?
What is wrong with my armpits? They smell horrible every day. I use dial soap, also tried hibiclens, topical cleocin, (clindamycin phosphate) mupirocin & clinical strength deo
HOW OFTEN DO YOU WASH YOUR ARMPITS? SHOULD BE DAILY OR TWICE DAILY.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU CHANGE YOUR CLOTHING?
HOW OFTEN DO YOU WASH YOUR CLOTHING?
DO YOU EAT ONIONS AND GARLIC? STOP!
ALSO, FISH, HOT PEPPERS, RED MEAT, AND CURRY MIGHT CAUSE OR INCREASE UNDERARM ODOR.
IF THIS PERSISTS PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. . .
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
Hypochondriac scared of SJS was on cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 4 2 days a week ago stopped due to allergic reaction. Feel kind of sick not sure if stress/no sleep or SJS?
Is it safe for someone with gerds to take cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) for a tooth. Infection?
Yes: Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) or Clindamycin is a good antibiotic for dental infections, a strong killer of bacteria. It will have no direct effect on your gerd. It has no drug interactions. However, you can have some abdominal discomfort and even vomiting reaction to antibiotics. Get the infection under control, then have tooth treated promptly. Drink full glass of water when taking medication. ...Read more