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Clindamycin Information

Clindamycin Benefits & Uses

Clindamycin is used to treat the following -

Clindamycin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Clindamycin


Clindamycin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Clindamycin is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Vaginal Irritation
  3. Vaginal inflammation
  4. Urticaria
  5. Rash
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Erythema
  8. Edema Rare
  9. Constipation Moderate
  10. Headache Mild
  11. Back Pain Mild
  12. Infection
  13. Flatulence Mild
  14. Abdominal Pain Mild
  15. Vertigo Mild
  16. Fatigue Mild

Clindamycin Related Warnings

Is the use of Clindamycin safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Clindamycin. If you are pregnant, do not take Clindamycin without a doctor's advice.


Is the use of Clindamycin safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Clindamycin. If you see any side effects, stop taking Clindamycin immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Clindamycin again, only after your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Clindamycin on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Clindamycin on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Clindamycin on the Liver?

Clindamycin has very mild side effects on the liver.


What is the effect of Clindamycin on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Clindamycin for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Clindamycin with Other Drugs

Clindamycin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Clindamycin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Clindamycin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Ulcerative Colitis
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Asthma
  4. Sexually transmitted diseases

Frequently asked Questions about Clindamycin

Is this Clindamycin habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Clindamycin.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Clindamycin will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Clindamycin only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Clindamycin for mental disorders.


Clindamycin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Clindamycin

You can take Clindamycin with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Clindamycin

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Clindamycin.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


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  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 328-330
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