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How long will clindamycin HCl stay in your system?

How long will clindamycin HCl stay in your system?

Clindamycin: If the kidney function is normal, Clindamycin can be expected to be totally out of the body after about 30 hours following the last dose. ...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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What do you use clindamycin HCl 300 mg capsule for?

What do you use clindamycin HCl 300 mg capsule for?

Clindamycin: Usually for resistant staph infections of the skin. Also for dental infections, respiratory infections, bone & joint infections, especially for ones who are allergic to penicillin. ...Read more

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What is clindamycin HCl and what type of medicine is it for how doe it helps you?

Antibiotic: Used to treat gram positive infections like in your mouth and on your skin usually. It is not first line but used in people allergic to other meds ...Read more

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Can Clindamycin HCL help with my Gout?

Can Clindamycin HCL help with my Gout?

No: Clindamycin is an antibiotic and will only work for bacterial infections. Gout is a form of arthritis caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood. Some of the first-line agents for gout are allopurinol and febuxostat. ...Read more

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Can I take alcohol with clindamycin HCl (300 mg capsule)?

Can I take alcohol with clindamycin HCl (300 mg capsule)?

Not a good idea: While consumption of small amounts of alcohol has not been shown to have adverse reaction with clindamycin; it is generally a bad idea to mix alcohol with medications. ...Read more

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Is clindamycin HCl good for uti?

Maybe: It depends on the organism causing the uti. That is not one of the more common antibiotics used urinary tract infections. ...Read more

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How effective is clindamycin HCl 300mg for uti?

UTI: This is an unusual choice of antibiotic for UTI in women unless the organism is a sensitive staph species. Discuss this with the doctor who ordered it. ...Read more

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Does caffeine affect clindamycin HCl 300mg?

Does caffeine affect clindamycin HCl 300mg?

Should be ok: Drinking coffee, tea, or caffeinated sodas, or even eating chocolate, will give a person some caffeine. These typical amounts of caffeine should not affect Clindamycin antibiotics. ...Read more

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Clindamycin HCl 300 mg is a normal dose for uti?

Clindamycin HCl 300 mg is a normal dose for uti?

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

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What is the dosage for a uti when being prescribed 300mg capsule of clindamycin hcl?

2-3 x/day: 2 if not bad, 3 if bad with back pain, could then be in the kidneys, usually bactrim ds or cipro covers e. coli bacteria the most common type and less expensive and less risk of side effects incl. C. diff. Infection ...Read more

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I'm taking clindamycin HCl and its causing adominal pain and its also causing me to feel really nevous. What should I do?

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 more

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Can clindamycin HCl 300 mg. Treat an std?

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

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Can Keflex 500mg or Clindamycin HCL 150mg treat BV infection?

Can Keflex 500mg or Clindamycin HCL 150mg treat BV infection?

BV treatment: Yes clindamycin is one of the 2 medications most commonly used to treat this condition, the other being Flagyl. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is clindamycin HCl related to emycin (erythromycin)?

Antibiotics: Erythromycin & Clindamycin are two different antibiotics that are sometimes used in treatment of acne. ...Read more

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Clindamycin HCl will it cure a bladder infection?

Unlikely: There are much better choices for UTI treatment than Clindamycin so check with your doctor for such. ...Read more

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How long clindamycin HCl 300 to working in the system? I have cellulitis over the nose.

How long clindamycin HCl 300 to working in the system? I have cellulitis over the nose.

Cellulitis: It would take several days for improvement. Cellulitis in that area is potentially dangerous and if symptoms Don't improve soon, notify your physician. ...Read more

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I am currently taking clindamycin HCl and am experiencing diarrhea (getting worse each day). My infection is gone, should I stop taking my medicine?

I am currently taking clindamycin HCl and am experiencing diarrhea (getting worse each day). My infection is gone, should I stop taking my medicine?

Diarrhea and antbs: Please see your doctor.
There is a very strong association between antibiotics and diarrhea.
I can not recommend you stop your treatment. There is a specific number of days you should be on it for whatever infection you have/had.
It might help if you keep your diet as bland as possible, hydrate well with water, go grab some probiotics or yogurt with probiotics, and see your doc asap. ...Read more

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Can Clindamycin HCL 300 MG affect the BC implant Nexplanon?

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

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Can clindamycin HCl 300 mg capsule be use for bacterial vaginosis bv?

Can clindamycin HCl 300 mg capsule be use for bacterial vaginosis bv?

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

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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking alcohol and clindamycin HCl 150 mg?

What side effects are commonly associated with drinking alcohol and clindamycin HCl 150 mg?

Depends: It depends on the amount of alcohol you drink. With just one glass, side effects are virtually nonexistant. ...Read more

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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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Can you take clindamycin HCl for urinary tract infection?

Can you take clindamycin HCl for urinary tract infection?

Never use leftovers!: If you are asking about using some Clindamycin now that you have left over from a previous prescription, no. Clindamycin is a kind of antibiotic which can become harmful after its expiration date, and is usually not a first choice for a uti. If you think you have a uti, please see your doctor or an urgent care for appropriate testing and treatment. ...Read more

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My doc gave me clindamycin HCL 30mg (3times daily for 10 days). I'm breastfeeding. Is it safe to continue?

My doc gave me clindamycin HCL 30mg (3times daily for 10 days). I'm breastfeeding. Is it safe to continue?

Not recommended, but: If your physician judges that you do need the clindamycin and there isn't other alternative, then you have to be monitored closely especially that you've got diarrhea in your history, as for breast feeding: better to stop, pump and feed your child formula in the interim, to avoid all such ask your physician if he/she can prescribe an alternative, good luck ...Read more

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Can clindamycin HCl be used to treat swollen lymph nodes?

Treats infection: Antibiotics like clindycin treat infections. Infections cause swollen lymph nodes or glands because lymph nodes make white blood cells that fight infections. Therefore antibiotics treat infections which indirectly treats lymph nodes as the infection resolves. ...Read more

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Is clindamycin HCL 300mg 3 times daily for 10 days safe for a mother to take while breastfeeding?

Is clindamycin HCL 300mg 3 times daily for 10 days safe for a mother to take while breastfeeding?

Probably OK: Although the manufacturer says it's better not to nurse while on it, the American Academy of Pediatrics feels it's OK to nurse while on Clindamycin. ...Read more

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I have been prescribed clindamycin hcl oral for an infection in my hand. If I have a beer or two with my dinner will it negate the effects of the anti?

Won't negate effects: Side effects such as nausea/vomiting, can be increased by the addition of alcohol but the effects of the antibiotics to kill the germs should not be changed. ...Read more

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