Common brand names:Cleocin T, ClindaMax, Clindets, Clindesse
Oral clindamycin is used for serious bacterial infections of the lungs, skin, abdomen, and female genital tract. It is a kind of antibiotic called a lincosamide.
From Topical Intro
Clindamycin is an antibiotic applied to the skin to treat acne. While only a small percentage of topical clindamycin is absorbed through skin, side effects such as diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, colitis, and pseudomembranous colitis have been reported. Individuals who experience any of these symptoms should contact their healthcare practitioner.
Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, & Foods
Types of interactions:beneficial= Beneficialadverse= Adversecheck= Check
|Replenish Depleted Nutrients
|Potential Negative Interaction
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