• Studies on this medicine have been done only in adult patients, and there is no specific information comparing use of vaginal clindamycin in children with use in other age groups. (mayoclinic.org)
  • There is no specific information comparing use of vaginal clindamycin in the elderly with use in other age groups. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Although the risk of serious side effects is low when clindamycin is applied to the skin, side effects can occur if the medication is absorbed into your bloodstream. (cigna.com)
  • Orally and parenterally administered clindamycin has been associated with severe colitis, which may result in patient death. (nih.gov)
  • When clindamycin is taken by mouth it can sometimes cause inflammation of the bowel (colitis). (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Colitis: Clindamycin can cause severe colitis, which may result in death. (nih.gov)
  • Severe colitis has occurred following oral or parenteral administration of clindamycin with an onset of up to several weeks following cessation of therapy. (nih.gov)
  • Store clindamycin capsules, granules for oral solution, and solution for intravenous use at room temperature, 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C). (thebody.com)
  • Im taking clindamycin but have heartburn can I drink some h20 and baking soda to relieve my heartbu? (drugs.com)
  • In clinical trials with pregnant women, use of clindamycin during the second and third trimesters was not associated with an increase in birth defects. (thebody.com)
  • Talk to your health care provider about possible risks with taking clindamycin when pregnant. (thebody.com)
  • Like all antibiotics, clindamycin works best when there is a constant level of the drug in your body, so take it at regular intervals as prescribed and avoid missing doses. (ehow.co.uk)
  • In vitro studies indicated that clindamycin inhibited all tested Propionibacterium acnes cultures at a minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of 0.4 mcg/mL. (nih.gov)
  • Patient-derived isolates of Plasmodium falciparum from the Peruvian Amazon have been reported to be resistant to clindamycin as evidenced by in vitro drug susceptibility testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The above list may not include all of the HIV-related uses of clindamycin recommended in the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents . (thebody.com)