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Doctor insights on: Cleocin (Clindamycin) Vaginal Cream

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I started using cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal cream. Is it all suppose to come out in the morning?

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Does Clindamycin Phosphate vaginal cream USP affect birth control? (Junel fe 1/20)?

Does Clindamycin Phosphate vaginal cream USP affect birth control? (Junel fe 1/20)?

Clindamycin: Clindamycin vaginal may contain ingredients that can weaken a condom and cause it to break. An unintended pregnancy could result. Avoid using a condom as a birth control method while you are using clindamycin vaginal and for at least 3 days after your treatment ends. It should not affect oral birth control measures.

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Why is my gf taking clindamycin vaginal cream?

Probably BV: One possibility is that she is being treated for a bacterial infection called bacterial vaginosis.

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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.

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Does clindamycin vaginal cream have any bad effects?

Does clindamycin vaginal cream have any bad effects?

Usually not: Clindamycin is an antibiotic and it will kill "bad" bacteria as well as normal or "good" bacteria, but the vaginal tissues will usually recolonized with the good lactobacillus bacteria soon after treatment. If a person is allergic to the medication there can be side effects.

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Can you safely use expired Clindamycin vaginal cream?

Don't use if expired: Never use medications if expired. They may still work, but you can't be sure. An expired antibiotic may not kill all the bacteria and could lead to a more severe infection.

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Can expired Clindamycin vaginal cream safely be used?

If stored properly: If the Clindamycin was stored in a cool, dry place, then it should be usable for up to two years past its' expiration date.

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Can clindamycin vaginal cream and flagyl orally taken, be used together for bv and pid. Should I take diflucan as precaution to yeast side effect?

Can clindamycin vaginal cream and flagyl orally taken, be used together for bv and pid. Should I take diflucan as precaution to yeast side effect?

Anti-fungal: I recommend that all of my female patients when taken any antibiotic be given a prescription for Diflucan. Antibiotics which killed a normal flora both in the mouth and in the vaginal region may predispose patients to developing yeast infections. I recommend that you always asks for generic Diflucan and have this on hand in case it is needed.

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