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Clindamycin Drug Information

Clindamycin is a type of antibiotic used to treat several different bacterial infections. However, because it is not suitable for everyone, make sure to review the prescribing drug information on clindamycin with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
For example, if you have liver disease, colitis, or frequent yeast infections, you may not be able to take this medicine. Also, you may not be able to safely use clindamycin if you are currently taking certain medications, including some vitamins, herbal supplements, and nonprescription medications.
While most people do not experience problems with this drug, clindamycin can cause side effects. Diarrhea, skin irritation, and dry skin are among the most commonly reported side effects.
Clindamycin comes in many different forms, such as capsules, lotions, gels, vaginal suppositories or creams, or as an injection. For more clindamycin drug information, talk to your pharmacist or healthcare provider.
(Click Clindamycin for a more in-depth look at important drug information, including how this medication works, additional side effects to look out for, and general safety precautions.)
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