Can the antibiotic cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cure a bladder or kidney infection?

Possible, not ideal. while clindamycin is a very potent antibiotic, it is usually more effective against gram-positive organisms that are not typically involved in bladder and urinary tract infections. ideally you should have a urine culture which identifies the organism and the cheapest and most effective anabiotic that can be used to treat it.

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Does the anti-biotic cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) help prevent an infection like anthrax virus or the flu?

No. The flu is caused by a virus. Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is an antibiotic, so it can't be used to treat or prevent a viral infection. Anthrax is not caused by a virus; it's caused by a bacteria. But why would you want to prevent something as rare as anthrax? Read more...

How to get rid of chronic vaginal infection I hve taken cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and still having it?

Get tested. Needs more information. First of all all infections could not be treated by cleocin (clindamycin phosphate). Second, how old are you? Did you ever had a traumatic delivery? Please talk to pcp. Read more...

Will 1200 MG of cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) for ten days get rid of my sinus infection?

Sinusitis. if you're sinusitis is caused by bacterial infection then Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) for 10 days should clear it up if however it does not I would see if physician to get a definitive diagnosis. Read more...

Is it safe for someone with gerds to take cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) for a tooth. Infection?

Yes. Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) or Clindamycin is a good antibiotic for dental infections, a strong killer of bacteria. It will have no direct effect on your gerd. It has no drug interactions. However, you can have some abdominal discomfort and even vomiting reaction to antibiotics. Get the infection under control, then have tooth treated promptly. Drink full glass of water when taking medication. Read more...
Usually. But without knowing the specifics of your case i would recommend you check with you md or whoever is treating your gerd symptoms first. Read more...

Taking 300mg cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) x4 daily. Thought had abcess, but was just minor infection. Advised dentist previous colitis issue, was not concerned. Cdiff concern?

Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) Is used for serious infections and is reserved for patients allergic to Penicillin. Penicillin would have been my first choice unless you are allergic. Short term use should be no problem. Check with your dentist or MD for further evaluation. Read more...

Given cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) after 1wisdom tooth pull. No obvious infection. Have to take? How about 2days instead of week? Afraid of inf. But also killing good bac.

Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) Consider taking oral probiotics (available over the counter) which contain lactobacillus acidophilus "good bacteria" while you take Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) to prevent C DIFF. Please comply with the treatment outlined by your oral surgeon to prevent complications such as infection after wisdom tooth removal. Call their office to express your concerns. Read more...