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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
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?
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
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
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 ›
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