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Who uses cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) (clindamycin) vaginal ovules?

Who uses cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) (clindamycin) vaginal ovules?

Bacterial vaginosis: Women with bacterial vaginitis may use these for several days to alleviate this illness. ...Read more

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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Can cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal ovule cause my eyes and throat to feel itchy?

Can cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal ovule cause my eyes and throat to feel itchy?

Allergy?: Your description could be related to a mild allergic reaction to the medication ot it could be unrelated. I would stop the medication and see if the symptoms resolve. You will need to call your doctor for a medication alternative. ...Read more

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Does clindamycin vaginal cream have any side effects?

Does clindamycin vaginal cream have any side effects?

Bacterial vaginitis: Clindamycin vaginal cream can be absorbed into the systemic circulation and produce clostridium difficile colitis. Vaginal pain, candidiasis, and other local vulvovaginal problems have been reported in about 1% of individuals taking it. ...Read more

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Clindamycin phosphate topical gel; side effects?

Clindamycin phosphate topical gel; side effects?

Acne treatment: Can produce redness, itchiness, dryness and peeling of skin. Small amounts may be absorbed through the skin raising the possible overgrowth and secondary colitis by clostridium difficile. Allergic reactions, as with any drug may also occur. ...Read more

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Side effects from using differin (adapalene) & clindamycin phosphate for acne?

Side effects from using differin (adapalene) & clindamycin phosphate for acne?

Not much.: Most commonly feel dry, irrtating and itchy and see peeling, but not everybody. I would not categorize them as side effects. They are natural consequences of using the medicines. ...Read more

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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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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

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How long after using clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream USP 2% will i expect to see results?

How long after using clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream USP 2% will i expect to see results?

Varies: It could take 3 to 7 days for you to have improvement in your symptoms when using this mediation to treat bv. ...Read more

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How long after using clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream USP 2% can I expect all the cream discharge to stop?

1-2 days after : It will stop when it is all absorbed or comes out which is usually a day after you finish. If it lasts longer or shorter it's not a big deal. Messy but should not be a health concern to you at all and should not cause any issues. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol a day after using cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) ovules?

Can i drink alcohol a day after using cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) ovules?

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

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How long should you wait to have sex after taking clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream?

How long should you wait to have sex after taking clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream?

Whenver you like: You may have sex whenever you like. It may be abit messy but not dangerous. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

Potentially: I assume you mean bacterial vaginosis. If the infection stays in the vagina, then unlikely to cause miscarriage. If it spreads into the cervix and uterus, it could potentially bring on a loss of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to get rid of chronic vaginal infection i hve taken cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and still having it ?

Get tested: Needs more information. First of all all infections could not be treated by cleocin (clindamycin phosphate). Second, how old are you? Did you ever had a traumatic delivery? Please talk to pcp. ...Read more

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What can I expect while using clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream USP 2% ? What are the usual things that occur with the vagina? Frequent discharge?

Not much : You should not expect many side effects since it is a vaginal cream. You will notice some of the cream come out. Sometimes people get yeast infections after. ...Read more

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