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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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Eyelid abscess with cellulitis for one week. Dr Rx smz-tmp DS and clindamycin 4 days ago. Was ok until bactrim dose today and now very dizzy & nausea.

Eyelid abscess with cellulitis for one week. Dr Rx smz-tmp DS and clindamycin 4 days ago. Was ok until bactrim dose today and now very dizzy & nausea.

Bactrim side-effect: Bactrim (TMP/SMX) can cause neurologic side effects - so I would place the blame there. It's extremely important though to notify your doctor - the one who prescribed those antibiotics. Hopefully your infection is well treated enough where you can stop everything. There are plenty of other agents that could be used to fight an infection like that. Stopping before things get worse is important. ...Read more

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My wisdom teeth were removed last thurs. I drank vicodyn & clindamycin& ibruprofen800 and zantax. I now have bloating, nausea at night, and gases.Help?

My wisdom teeth were removed last thurs. I drank vicodyn & clindamycin& ibruprofen800 and zantax. I now have bloating, nausea at night, and gases.Help?

Side effects: If you're over a week out from the procedure, hopefully pain has subsided so that you won't need the vicodin or Ibuprofen much longer (if at all). Both these & Clindamycin can cause stomach upset. Vicodin can also slow your GI system down, resulting in constipation plus the symptoms you're having. Probiotics may help! please discuss these & any ongoing pain control issues with your doctor. ...Read more

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Could clindamycin lotion 1% used for my acne be the cause of my nausea and stomach cramps?

Only if drinking: ...the lotion. Topical clinda will not cause you nausea and cramping. Drink more fluids and be kind to your body in the hot weather. Eat small meals. ...Read more

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Sick 2 weeks put on levaquin (levofloxacin).done. still feel sick went back to doc Fri n put on clindamycin. Sore throat, cough lil mucus, itchy nose Upper resp ill?

Sick 2 weeks put on levaquin (levofloxacin).done. still feel sick went back to doc Fri n put on clindamycin. Sore throat, cough lil mucus, itchy nose Upper resp ill?

Virus? Allergy?: Most illnesses like this are due to viruses, not bacteria, antibiotics don't help. Your doctor probably just gave them in hope they would help. If still no better, probably you have a prolonged viral infection or allergy. Contact your doctor to confirm and discuss other treatments. In the meantime, don't worry. Probably this isn't serious and will clear up on its own. ...Read more

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On 300mg three times a day clindamycin and its my 6th day starred having diarrhea about 4 times a day watery ? But no fever no stomach pains no nausea

On 300mg three times a day clindamycin and its my 6th day starred having diarrhea about 4 times a day watery ? But no fever no stomach pains no nausea

Call: Your doctor you may need to stop the medicine and change to a new one. If symptoms worsen stop the medicine and call ASAP. But I would call Monday for re eval of meds and symptoms ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: clindamycin?

Antibiotic: 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 on stopping protein synthesis ...Read more

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Can u take clindamycin for uti?

Can u take clindamycin for uti?

UTI: Choice of antibiotic will depend upon the organism being treated, but Clindamycin would be an unusual selection for routine uti, particularly if treating empirically. ...Read more

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Can i take clindamycin for a uti?

UTI: You can take clindamycin, but it will only be effective against gram-positive bacteria, an usual cause of uti, unless staph species. Discuss this with the doctor ordering it. ...Read more

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Can you take clindamycin for a uti?

Can you take clindamycin for a uti?

Yes !: Urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria sensitive to various antibiotics. E coli, an frequent offender, is most often sensitive to cephalosporins and sulfa drugs. ...Read more

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Is there sulfa drug in clindamycin?

Is there sulfa drug  in clindamycin?

Different antibiotic: The sulfa antibiotics and Clindamycin are different classes of antibiotic and should not cross react in regard to drug allergies. ...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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