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Medicine For Cleocin Allergy
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
Varies: Allergies can came in different forms and severity. ...Read more
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
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
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
Used clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide medicine from doctors until expiration date leaves face red, how to make this go away?
Stop the meds: This is a side effect possibly of both. It could also be aggrivated by the sun. ...Read more
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?
Look on bottle.: All medicines have an expiration date stamped somewhere on the container. ...Read more
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
Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...Read more
Yes but...: The antimicrobial will not decrease the risk of tobacco use. ...Read more
Clarify: If you are using a medicated clindamycin phosphate topical pad - apply with the pad and then throw the pad away. ...Read more
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
Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/cleocin-side-effects. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes.: But it may cause irritation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) portable: Yes if the Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is used for infection and the lortab for pain. ...Read more
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