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What Is Clindamycin (Cleocin)?

Clindamycin is the generic name of the prescription drug Cleocin, which is an antibiotic used to treat certain serious bacterial infections.

Clindamycin belongs to a group of medicines known as lincosamide or lincomycin antibiotics. It works by stopping bacteria from producing the protein they need to reproduce and spread infection in your body.

Clindamycin was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the brand name Cleocin in 1970, and was manufactured by Pharmacia and Upjohn (now Pfizer).

Uses

Clindamycin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for virus infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

How should this medicine be used?

Clindamycin comes as a capsule and a solution (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken three to four times a day. The length of your treatment depends on the type of infection you have and how well you respond to the medication. Take clindamycin at around the same times every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take clindamycin exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Shake the liquid well before each use to mix the medication evenly.

Take the capsules with a full glass of water so that the medication will not irritate your throat.

How it works

Clindamycin belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.

Clindamycin works by stopping bacteria from multiplying. This drug should only be used to treat bacterial infections. It shouldn't be used for viruses, such as the common cold.

Side effect

  • peeling or blistering skin
  • rash
  • hives
  • itching
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • hoarseness
  • swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • decreased urination

Clindamycin Warnings

Clindamycin has a high-priority, FDA-issued warning about your risk of developing a dangerous, infectious and difficult-to-treat form of diarrhea.

Clindamycin changes the balance of microorganisms in your intestines, allowing growth of bacteria called Clostridium difficile (C. difficile). The bacteria produce toxins and inflammation that can cause diarrhea and damage your intestines.

After taking clindamycin, diarrhea can take months to develop, and can range from mild to severe. Symptoms include frequent diarrhea with loose, watery stool that has an extremely foul smell.

People who take clindamycin for long periods of time are at increased risk of developing C. difficile diarrhea. The infection is often picked up in hospitals or nursing homes, where there are also types of C. difficile that are resistant to treatment. Therefore, your doctor should only prescribe clindamycin for serious infections that other drugs won't treat.

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