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Cleocin
(Clindamycin Hcl)

Formulation : Capsule

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Clindamycin Hcl
(Generic alternative to Cleocin)

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What is Cleocin /Clindamycin Hcl used for?

Cleocin is an antibiotic used to fight bacteria and serious bacterial infections.

How should Cleocin /Clindamycin Hcl be stored?

Store Cleocin at room temperature away from heat and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Cleocin/Clindamycin Hcl ?

Take Cleocin exactly as prescribed by your health care provider. Take each dose with a full glass of water. Always use a proper measuring device when taking this medication. This medication is not meant to treat viruses such as colds.

When should Cleocin /Clindamycin Hcl not be taken?

If you have allergies to any ingredients listed on the label of Cleocin or have allergies to lincomycin do not use this medication. Do not combine this medication with erythromycin.

What precautions should I follow when taking Cleocin /Clindamycin Hcl ?

Do not combine this medication with erythromycin. If you have kidney or liver disease, an intestinal disorder, or if you a history of asthma or eczema inform your doctor before using this medication. If you are planning on undergoing surgery while using this medication inform your surgeon beforehand that you are using Cleocin.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Cleocin /Clindamycin Hcl ?

When using this medication you will be required to have blood tests on a regular basis to ensure the medication is not causing harmful effects.

When should Cleocin /Clindamycin Hcl not be taken?

Severe: Watery diarrhea, fever, chills, body pains, flu symptoms; unsettled stomach, stomach ache, slight fever, lack of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice, infrequent urinating, or sore throat.

Common: mild nausea or stomach pain, vaginal itching or discharge, mild skin rash or itching, or irritation in your throat.

Other: None.

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