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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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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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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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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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