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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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Would clindamycin phospahte gel USP 1% help my allergy rash?

Would clindamycin phospahte gel USP 1% help my allergy rash?

Unlikely: Clindamycin gel is an antibiotic used to treat superficial infections such as can be found with acne. It will not help rashes caused by allergies (unless there is a secondary infection). ...Read more

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Tested a few drops of liquid clindamycin on skin after last use (1 yr ago) I was itchy. Get itchy/redness often with ABs. Told DDS & said to try anyway. Also Penicillin allergy. Skin on arm got red after it dried on it. Can I take it or is it allergy?

Tested a few drops of liquid clindamycin on skin after last use (1 yr ago) I was itchy. Get itchy/redness often with ABs. Told DDS & said to try anyway. Also Penicillin allergy. Skin on arm got red after it dried on it. Can I take it or is it allergy?

Get tested: You may have allergy to some antibiotics. You do not want to take any medication that, for you, can produce allergic consequences. Would be best to discuss this, and be tested, with an Allergist. ...Read more

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Diabetes. Pen allergy. Cycle of clindamycin post oral surgery. "Probably infected in spots." Prescribed another Clin cycle combo w/ metronidazole. OK?

Diabetes. Pen allergy. Cycle of clindamycin post oral surgery. "Probably infected in spots." Prescribed another Clin cycle combo w/ metronidazole. OK?

Yes: Sometimes it takes more than one round of antibiotics to clear up an infection and this combination usually works well. Good luck! ...Read more

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In regards to dental work post; front cap, topical novicaine & cement only. Resulted in fat lip and blistering - took clindamycin. Allergy? Treatment?

Topical allergy: I have seen this reactions most often from the topical anesthetic and to a lesser extent from certain cements.
Get evaluated by a specialist- allergist. ...Read more

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Please suggest me some natural remedy apart from medicine such as clindamycin phosphate gel?

5%Tea tree cream: Find a topical cream with at least %5 tea tree. Avoid diary and sugar and find natural cleaning products. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take clindamycin phosphate acne medicine in mouth?

Is it safe to take clindamycin phosphate acne medicine in mouth?

No: If it was meant to be applied to the skin, do not ingest it. It is not toxic, but it will not work well and there is a small risk of causing intestinal problems. ...Read more

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Does clindamycin phosphate gel USP 1% acne medicine have Accutane in it? If so I was using it before I realized I was pregnant is my fetus okay?

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Does clindamycin phosphate gel USP 1% acne medicine have Accutane in it? If so I was using it before I realized I was pregnant is my fetus okay?

No: Unless your medication specifically says it has Isotretinoin in it, drug companies don't sneak in other drugs into their formulations. ...Read more

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Clindamycin phosphate is for what?

Clindamycine for wha: Clindamycine is an antibiotic which is effective against many bacterria and is used alone and in combination with other antibiotics far several infectious conditions. ...Read more

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What are the uses of clindamycin phosphate?

What are the uses of clindamycin phosphate?

Infection.: The topical forms are for acne treatment and folliculitis (hair follicle infection). The oral form is for bacterial infection which would respond to clindamycin. ...Read more

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How can you tell if clindamycin phosphate expired?

Look on bottle.: All medicines have an expiration date stamped somewhere on the container. ...Read more

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What are the directions for clindamycin phosphate use?

What are the directions for clindamycin phosphate use?

Depends: As a monotherapy, topical antibiotics should be applied to the affected areas twice per day. When combined with a retinoid, once per day would be adequate. Beware, rare cases of pseudomembranous colitis have been reported with topical climdamycin. ...Read more

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Can clindamycin phosphate work even though it's expired?

Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I wear a pad while using clindamycin phosphate?

Clarify: If you are using a medicated clindamycin phosphate topical pad - apply with the pad and then throw the pad away. ...Read more

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How effective is clindamycin phosphate topical solution?

Effective: It is one of many acne therapeutic agents. It works for some acne, particularly for pimples, but not very effective for balck/whiteheads. It's hard to compare its "effectiveness" against others. Common sense: if there is one acne treatment stands out as the best, then why we have so many treatments/regimens available outthere? ...Read more

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How should I use my clindamycin phosphate topical solution?

As prescribed: Generally, it is prescribed to be used once a day in combination with another medication such as benzoyl peroxide in the treament of acne. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking cleocin (clindamycin phosphate)?

Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/cleocin-side-effects. Html

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Can I take Immodium while I take Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate)?

Yes: Hopefully the diarrhea is not being caused by the Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate). you may want to check with the doctor that prescribed it also hydrate well ...Read more

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Is it normal to break out before clindamycin phosphate USP 1% works?

Allergies?: You may be allergic to clindamycin. Discuss with the doctor who ordered this. Don't apply again until you do. ...Read more

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Abscess, how long does cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) take to work?

See below: Drainage of the abscess is the primary treatment. Antibiotic treatment is secondary to treat the surrounding soft tissue infection. This will usually start improving a few days after starting the antibiotic if the abscess has been adequately drained. ...Read more

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What s cleocin-t 1% antibiotics cure for acne?

What s cleocin-t 1% antibiotics cure for acne?

Acne therapy: Clindamycin is an antibiotic that can help papular and other forms of superficial acne. It is generally applied once or twice daily. ...Read more

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What if clindamycin phosphate gel USP 1% doesn't work?

Lots of alternatives: Lots of alternatives for treating acne. Does take sustained use and time for the clinda. To work. Depends also on extent and location of acne. Should talk w/ your pcp or dermatologist after giving this drug some time about next, more aggressive steps. Some of the more 'intense' medicines, however, do come with side effects that may worse than the cure. ...Read more

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Is cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) used to treat persistent uti?

Possibly: The choice of antibiotics in persisting cases should be guided by laboratory tests which will show which antibiotics are likely to be successful. While Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is not a commonly used antibiotic for utis, it is certainly possible that in a given situation it becomes the best choice. ...Read more

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Should I stop using cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) if diarrhea?

Talk to your doc: You should talk to your doctor first. While the Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) (clindamycin) may be the cause of your diarrhea, stopping the antibiotics may be dangerous. This isn't a decision you should make on your own. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 300mg with lortab?

Is it ok to take cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 300mg with lortab?

Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) portable: Yes if the Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is used for infection and the lortab for pain. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Clindamycin Phosphate (Definition)

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