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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.

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Dr. Scott Hacking
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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