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Clindamycin (Definition)

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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Grade 1 anterolisthesis C7 on t 1 what area does that affect?

Grade 1  anterolisthesis   C7 on t 1  what  area does that affect?

Most likely: The cause is mild movement of c7 on t1 because of degenerative changes in the disc/posterior bony structures of the c7/t1 fact articulation. This may produce no symptoms or may be a cause of neck/arm pain. Your symptoms have to be correlated with the results of the scan. ...Read more

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I have BV that won't go away. My doc prescribed Flagyl cream & oral-both useless so she prescribed doxycycline. Which doesn't treat gardnerella. Why won't she do cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) oral? Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream-no help

I have BV that won't go away. My doc prescribed Flagyl cream & oral-both useless so she prescribed doxycycline. Which doesn't treat gardnerella. Why won't she do cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) oral? Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream-no help

Try probiotics: Antibiotics can lead to worse overgrowth of unfriendly bacteria which cause bv. Eat low fat yogurt and you can apply yogurt topically in vagina or use a lactobacillus probiotic orally and topically. Eat plenty of fresh vegetables and fruit and avoid high fat foods that promote bv. ...Read more

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Does the Monistat 1 (tioconazole) ovule dissolve?

Does the Monistat 1 (tioconazole) ovule dissolve?

Yes: The monistat ovule is designed for treatment of vaginal yeast infections. It should dissolve and treat the surface skin within the vagina. ...Read more

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Will Monistat 1 (tioconazole) suppository still work if it's not put far enough in?

Will Monistat 1 (tioconazole) suppository still work if it's not put far enough in?

Usually: As long as the yeast infection is not severe than the product should disperse on it's own enough to resolve the issue.Usually treatment takes more than one insertion so be more vigilant with the next insertion. ...Read more

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Does finasteride 1 mg cause acne ?

Does finasteride 1 mg cause acne ?

No: Finasteride has not been demonstrated to be associated with acne. Your own experience may be different; just because it has not happened in the literature does not mean you may not be experiencing it yourself. However, there is a lack of a connection in the literature; in fact, it’s presently being studied as a treatment for acne (although its efficacy is presently inconclusive). ...Read more

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Clotrimazole cream 1 not working what else can treat ringworm?

Clotrimazole cream 1 not working what else can treat ringworm?

See your primary: care doctor or a dermatologist. You may need a prescription cream. They can also confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Recurrent balanitis, swab shows candida, 1 month anti fungal +steroid cream little effect, excellent penile hygiene. Why does it not go away for good?

Recurrent balanitis, swab shows candida, 1 month anti fungal +steroid cream little effect, excellent penile hygiene. Why does it not go away for good?

See remark: You may need to try different antifungal cream.It is very unusaul a month long treratment not helping. My remedy besides the cream,is apply or wrap loosely head of penis with gauze ,this gauze should be soaked with solution of 1teaspoon baking powder in 1/2 cup warm water for 15min for 2-3 days ...Read more

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What if clindamycin phosphate gel USP 1% doesn't work?

What if clindamycin phosphate gel USP 1% doesn't work?

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

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What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

Lamisil/Hydrocortiso: Use Lamisil (terbinafine) and apply to infected and normal skin 2 cm beyond affected area each day for a period of one month. The first week pair this with Hydrocortisone 1% daily. If this fails to resolve the problem then best to be seen to consider other causes. You may need an oral antifungal if the topical regimen fails and the lesion is determined to truly be ringworm. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Monistat 1 (tioconazole) severe swelling. Doc not in today?

Monistat 1 (tioconazole) severe swelling.  Doc not in today?

Adverse reaction: You could be allergic to the anti yeast medication miconazole nitrate or simply having a reaction to one of the ingredients of the cream. Try using a vinegar douche once daily for three to four days. ...Read more

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Where can you buy cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 2% vaginal cream ?

Where can you buy cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 2% vaginal cream ?

Requires script: Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is a medical cream containing the antibiotic clindamycin. It requires a physician's perscription. Any pharmacy should be able to fill it, including online pharmacies. ...Read more

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