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Cleocin (Clindamycin) Vaginal Cream
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
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
I was diagnosed with enterococcus infection of the vagina. I got treated with clindamycin vaginal cream for 7 days but stil have the burning siptoms.
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
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
Dr prescribed clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream 2% for topical use on ingrown hair. Usually use 1% lotion. Is thos ok? Dr office closed
Clindamycin: You should have no trouble at all using the 2% cream. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Yes is Possible:
If you are using an antibiotic, that is sensitive to the bacterial infection you are treating.Then the swab if cultured may not grow the bacteria
so either the culture should be taken before starting the antibiotics or after the antibiotic has been stopped for few days fo bacteria to grow on the culture
only the bacteria which show resistance to clindamycine will grow on the culture. ...Read more
My doctor just found a lesion on my cervix that indicated squamous cell L cervical cancer what will they do? Does clindamycin vaginal cream help???
Does 2% clindamycin vaginal cream effect ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo? And how long should I wait to have sex after I complete the prescription?
Wait: until your infection/discharge has resolved.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
How to get rid of chronic vaginal infection i hve taken cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and still having it?
Needs more information. First of 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
Can i still expect good results after I had sex while using clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream I have already taken prescription pills for clearing the vaginal bacteria and they failed to work
It : It should still work, but if you have persistent symptoms then you will need to be re-tested. Always use a condom to avoid infection. ...Read more
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