Clindamycin, an antibiotic, is used to treat infections of the respiratory tract, skin, and abdomen. Clindamycin usually is taken every 6 hours for respiratory, pelvis, or abdomen infections or applied twice a day for acne. Clindamycin passes into the breast milk. However, clindamycin has not been reported to cause problems in nursing babies. Clindamycin comes as a capsule and liquid to take by mouth; topical solution, lotion, and gel for skin infections; and cream. Clindamycin cream comes with a special applicator. The dose should be applied when you lie down to go to bed. The medicine works best if you do not get up again after applying the drug except to wash your hands and the applicator. Shake the oral liquid well before each use to mix the medication evenly. Drink a full glass of water after each dose (capsules and oral liquid). The dose of clindamycin will be different for different patients. Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in oral thrush or a new yeast infection.
Side Effects of Clindamycin
The following side effects of Clindamycin may includes:
Warning and precautions before taking Clindamycin
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