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Get a prescription for Clindamycin online

You can get a Clindamycin prescription online to treat bacterial infections like dental infections. 

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What is Clindamycin?

Clindamycin belongs to the lincomycin antibiotic class, which treats many bacterial infections, including the lungs, skin, blood, female reproductive organs, and internal organs. These medications will not work and are prescribed for colds, flu, or other viral infections.  It’s effective against Gram-positive, some Gram-negative, and certain anaerobic bacteria.

Uses of Clindamycin

Clindamycin belongs to the drug class lincomycin antibiotic prescribed in the brands Cleocin T.

Clindacin ETZ, Clindacin P, Clindacin Pac , Clinda-Derm, Clindagel and some others. It’s not an OTC medication and is only prescribed if needed by the patient as per the health condition. 

How does it works?

Clindamycin is a lincosamide antibiotic that stops bacterial protein synthesis, suppressing bacterial growth and treating infections. Clindamycin attacks the bacterial ribosomes to disrupt its function of protein synthesis. The growth and replication eventually stop, resulting in the treatment of the infection.

What are the dosage forms and strengths of Clindamycin?

There are different dosage forms and strengths, including Capsule(75mg,150mg,300mg), Injectable solution (150mg/mL), and oral solution (75mg/5mL). The dosage form and strengths can only be determined by the healthcare providers.

How to take it?

This medication can only be administered according to the healthcare provider’s recommendation. Oral medication should be taken via mouth with water and oral solution as per the instructions on the medication leaflet.

Side effects of Clindamycin

Common side effects of Clindamycin include:

  • Gastrointestinal symptoms 
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain.

Serious side effects may include:

  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Severe diarrhea or colitis 

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  • Clindamycin 300mg, one tablet thrice a day for 7 days with a full glass of water.
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Precautions and contraindications

  • This medication is most likely to cause Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) that needs additional treatment by your healthcare provider. 
  • Share your medication history with your healthcare provider to avoid any medication that you had previously been allergic to. 
  • Mostly, it is recommended only to have this medication in your first trimester when pregnant to reduce the risk of any fetal abnormalities. 

FAQs about Clindamycin prescription online

Can you get Clindamycin over the counter?

You cannot get Clindamycin without a prescription, as Clindamycin over the counter is unavailable. Antibiotics are prescribed for bacterial infections and must be prescribed under a physician’s supervision.

Is Clindamycin good for a bladder infection or UTI?

Clindamycin is not the standard treatment of a bladder infection but can be prescribed if an individual is allergic to the first-line treatment for a UTI. UTI clindamycin dosage depends on the severity of the infection.

How much Clindamycin should I take for a UTI?

Clindamycin is often 150 to 300 mg every six hours for UTIs in adults and 300 to 450 mg every six hours for more severe infections. The precise amount, however, may change based on how nasty the condition is.

How is Clindamycin 300 mg prescribed?

Clindamycin 300 mg is typically prescribed orally as a capsule or tablet. The usual recommended dosage is one 300 mg dose every 6 to 8 hours.

Who should not take Clindamycin?

Suppose you are allergic to Clindamycin or have any medical conditions such as asthma, crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, liver disease, allergic skin reactions or a severe drug reaction to aspirin. In that case, it is best to inform your doctor.

How quickly does Clindamycin work?

Clindamycin typically starts to work within a few hours to a 1-2 days, depending on the treated condition. It may provide noticeable improvement in symptoms such as bacterial infections or acne within the first few days of treatment. Still, the entire course of antibiotics should be completed as prescribed for maximum effectiveness.

How many days does clindamycin stay in your system?

Clindamycin has a half-life of about 2.4 to 2.9 hours in adults with normal kidney function. It typically takes about five half-lives for a medication to be mostly eliminated from the body so that clindamycin can stay in your system for approximately 12 to 15 hours after the last dose. However, kidney function and individual variability can affect this duration.

Can you drink alcohol while taking Clindamycin?

There isn’t any restriction on consuming alcohol while taking Clindamycin because there isn’t any direct interaction. However, if you are already feeling queasy, alcohol may worsen your existing symptoms.

Is Clindamycin more powerful than Amoxicillin?

Clindamycin and Amoxicillin are antibiotics effective against different infections. In a seven-day course, Clindamycin matches amoxicillin/metronidazole’s efficacy. Clindamycin excels against specific bacteria, like anaerobic strains and some amoxicillin-resistant types. It’s a valuable choice in periodontal therapy.

Does Clindamycin expire?

Yes, Clindamycin has an expiry date. Clindamycin has a shelf life of one year; after that, the medication may be ineffective for consumption. Do not save pills from your past illness and use them later on.

What bacteria does Clindamycin not treat?

There is no action of clindamycin against enterococci. Clindamycin has anti-Staphylococcus aureus action, like cloxacillin and cephalosporins. Compared to most cephalosporins, it covers a broader range of anaerobic bacteria but seldom affects Gram-negative aerobic bacteria.

Is Clindamycin an FDA-approved drug?

Yes, Clindamycin is an FDA-approved drug and is recommended by healthcare providers for the treatment of various bacterial infections. 

Which medications should be avoided with Clindamycin?

Erythromycin, Neuromuscular blocking agents, antidiarrheal medications, anticoagulants, antiarrhythmic medications, and antifungal medications should be avoided with Clindamycin. Consult your doctor and pharmacist for the correct regimen. 

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