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Why is the IV clindamycin dose more than the oral dose?

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Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Dose based treatment

Iv clindamysin is usually given for severe, often life threatening infections, whereas oral clinda is given for more commonplace infections.
Worse infections are typically treated with higher doses of antibiotics.

In brief: Dose based treatment

Iv clindamysin is usually given for severe, often life threatening infections, whereas oral clinda is given for more commonplace infections.
Worse infections are typically treated with higher doses of antibiotics.
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