Clindamycin is indicated in the treating serious infections caused by susceptible anaerobic bacteria
Clindamycin can be indicated in the treatment of serious infections due to susceptible strains of streptococci, pneumococci, and staphylococci. Its use ought to be available to penicillin-allergic patients or other patients for whom, within the judgment from the physician, a penicillin is inappropriate. Because of the risk of colitis, as described inside WARNING box, before selecting clindamycin problems should consider the nature in the infection and the suitability of less toxic alternatives (eg, erythromycin).
Take clindamycin the same manner prescribed through your doctor.
Store at room temperature from moisture and heat. Protect the injectable medicine from high heat.
Clindamycin can cause diarrhea, which may be severe or cause serious, life-threatening intestinal problems. If you have diarrhea that is certainly watery or bloody, stop using clindamycin and call your doctor.
Call your physician simultaneously when you have:
any alternation in 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 with the skin or eyes), chest pain, new or worsening cough with fever, trouble breathing; or
severe skin reaction--fever, sore throat, swelling within your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially inside the face or upper body) 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.