Clindamycin is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections. It is generally used in treatment of infections of the skin such as acne (Pimples), abdomen, bone, skin, heart and soft tissues. It also used in post-operative infections.
Clindamycin is an antibiotic that improves the condition by stopping synthesis of necessary proteins required by bacteria to carry out its important functions. Therefore, it prevents the bacteria from growing, and helps prevent the infection from spreading to
Q. Is Clindamycin/Clindac/Dalacin a steroid, sulfa drug, cephalosporin, or a penicillin?
Clindamycin belongs to a group of antibiotics called lincosamide antibiotics. Clindamycin is not a cephalosporin, penicillin, or a sulpha drug and does not contain sulpha
Q. Is Clindamycin good for strep throat, urinary tract infection, sinus infection, sore throat, bladder infection, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and ear infection?
Clindamycin can be used to treat strep throat, sore throat, sinus infection, bladder infection, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and ear infection. Clindamycin can be used but is not the first choice of drug for urinary tract infection
Q. Is Clindamycin safe?
Clindamycin is safe if it used as prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Is Clindamycin over-the-counter drug?
Clindamycin is not an over the counter drug. It is a prescription drug
Q. Can I take Clindamycin with Advil (ibuprofen), tramadol, Benadryl, and Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)?
Clindamycin may be taken with ibuprofen, tramadol, Benadryl and Suboxone. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take Clindamycin with a penicillin allergy?
Clindamycin is considered safe for use in patients with a penicillin allergy
Q. Does Clindamycin treat acne scars?
Clindamycin can prevent the formation of new scars by preventing formation of new acne, but will not be useful for the scars already formed
Q. Can Clindamycin cream cause thrush?
Yes, Clindamycin cream may cause thrush with prolonged use or if you are prone to fungal infections.