Clindamycin is indicated in the treating serious infections caused by susceptible anaerobic bacteria
Clindamycin is also indicated in the treating serious infections due to susceptible strains of streptococci, pneumococci, and staphylococci. Its use should be restricted to penicillin-allergic patients or any other patients for whom, inside the judgment in the physician, a penicillin is inappropriate. Because of the potential risk of colitis, as described inside the WARNING box, prior to you buying clindamycin the doctor should think about the type of the infection and also the suitability of less toxic alternatives (eg, erythromycin).
Take clindamycin just as prescribed by your doctor.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and also heat. Protect the injectable medicine from high heat.
Clindamycin might cause diarrhea, which might be severe or bring about serious, life-threatening intestinal problems. If you have diarrhea that is certainly watery or bloody, stop using clindamycin and call your physician.
Call your medical professional immediately in case you have:
any alteration of bowel habits;
little or no urinating;
signs of inflammation within you - swollen glands, flu symptoms, easy bruising or bleeding, severe tingling or numbness, muscle weakness, upper stomach pain, jaundice (yellowing in the skin or eyes), chest pain, new or worsening cough with fever, trouble breathing; or
severe skin reaction--fever, sore throat, swelling with your face or tongue, burning with your eyes, skin pain, then a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially inside face or chest muscles) and results in blistering and peeling.
Do NOT use Clindamycin if:
Important safety information
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.