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The oral forms of clindamycin are available as clindamycin hydrochloride (or clindamycin HCl). This prescription antibiotic is used for treating serious infections and works by stopping the bacteria from growing and multiplying. Several clindamycin HCl products are available, including various strengths of capsules (ranging from 75 mg to 300 mg) along with granules that are used to make an oral solution.
What Is Clindamycin HCL?Clindamycin hydrochloride (Cleocin®) is often abbreviated as clindamycin HCl. It is a prescription antibiotic used to treat serious infections (see What Is Clindamycin Used For? for more information).
Clindamycin HCL ProductsA few different clindamycin HCl products are currently available, including:
- Clindamycin HCl 75 mg capsules
- Clindamycin HCl 150 mg capsules
- Clindamycin HCl 300 mg capsules
- Clindamycin palmitate HCl 75 mg per 5 mL granules for oral solution.