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Clindamycin H Cl 300 Mg Capsule Side Effects
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
Yes/Off label use: Yes Clindamycin 300mg twice daily for 7 days is an effective alternative to Metronidazole for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis caused by gardnerella vaginalis. It is important that a proper diagnosis be made by your doctor. Be sure to complete the antibiotic course. Common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea/vomitting. Report any uncontrollable diarrhea/severe abdoninal pain. ...Read more
Not a drug of choice: I assume you took a complete course of Clindamycin 300 mg twice a day for one week? This is not a drug of choice for a man suspected of std. Also depends upon the type of std you think you have. In general terms you can retest yourself and proceed according to the results. If you can be a little more precise regarding your condition then a better plan can be advised. ...Read more
UTI: Clindamycin is a very unusual antibiotic to be used in treating a UTI unless it is due to a staphylococcus. The dosage, assuming the therapy is appropriate, is from 300 to 600mg three times a day, although it may be very difficult to tolerate because of GI side-effects if given orally. ...Read more
Probably not: Although both etonogestrel (in nexplanon) and clindamycin are metabolized by the liver, because the etonogestrel is released subcutaneously it avoids the 'first pass' effect of liver metabolism that an oral contraceptive would be subject to. Using a condom as a backup method would certainly decrease any chance of getting pregnant, just to be safe. ...Read more
I was given clindamycin Hcl 300 mg 3x a day for a saliva gland stone. The stone has come out. Should I still take the Clindamycin?
Clinda for stone??:
Interesting treatment for a gland stone.....No I would not take it and I would get a second opinion. No worries
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My DR said I have staph infection on my eye lids and prescribed Clindamycin HCL, 300 MG, 2X day for 5 days. Is this the best treatment?
Hard to say: Your doctor has more information than either of us about your condition. You could consult another doctor or trust the one you have. ...Read more
I'm taking clindamycin HCl and its causing adominal pain and its also causing me to feel really nevous. What should I do?
Side effects: Both antibiotics and steroids cause nausea. Call the doctor to see if she wants you to take Tums (calcium carbonate) or maalox or any products to help you with this. It is also common to get diarrhea and yogurt is helpful for that as well. Try to see if a baked potato or soup will settle your stomach. The old stand by is ginger ale, 7 up or cola. My go to is always tums (calcium carbonate). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer