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Clindamycin- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugClindamycin is an Anti-Infective drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Clindamycin is used for
1. Respiratory tract infections
2. Penicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections and many anaerobes
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms 1.TABLETS/CAPSULES
2. SYRUP
3. INJECTION
4. CREAM/GEL/OINTMENT
5. LOTION
Dose 
Contraindications1. Hypersensitivity
2. Meningitis as it has less penetration into CNS
3. Pseudomembranous colitis
Precautions 1. Lactation
2. Interactions
3. Hepatic and renal impairment
4. Pregnancy
5. GI disease
6. Elderly
7. Atopic patients
8. Regular monitoring of blood counts
9. Interactions
Adverse Effects 1. Urticaria
2. Rashes
3. Contact dermatitis
4. Exfoliative and vesiculous dermatitis
5. Local irritation
6. Abdominal pain
7. Oesophagitis
8. Nausea
9. Vomiting
10. Diarrhoea
11. Jaundice and liver abnormalities
12. Eosinophilia
Pregnancy Category B

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