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Cleocin in D5W
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This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.This medication should not be used to treat meningitis.This drug may also be used to prevent infections in patients who are having certain surgeries.



 
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Cleocin in D5W

Uses
This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.This medication should not be used to treat meningitis.This drug may also be used to prevent infections in patients who are having certain surgeries.
Notes
  • Do not share this medication with others.This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only.
  • Do not use it later for another infection unless told to do so by your doctor.
  • A different medication may be necessary in that case.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., kidney or liver function test) may be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects.
  • Consult your doctor for more details.

Storage
  • This medication must be stored properly.
  • Review storage instructions with the pharmacist.
  • Check the expiration date before using.
  • Keep all medicines away from children and pets.


How To Use
  • This medication is given by injection by a health care professional.
  • Follow all instructions for preparation and use of this product.
  • Before using this product, check it visually for particles or discoloration.
  • If either is present, do not use the liquid.
  • If you have questions about the use of this medication, consult the pharmacist.This medication is usually given 2 to 4 times daily or as directed by your doctor.
  • The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
  • For children, the dosage is also based on weight.When given by injection into a vein, do not give more than 1200 milligrams over 1 hour.
  • For products that can be given by injection into a muscle, the maximum recommended dose for a single injection is 600 milligrams.Antibiotics work best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level.
  • Therefore, use this drug at evenly spaced intervals.Continue to use this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days.
  • Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

Side Effects
  • See also Warning section.Nausea, vomiting, an unpleasant/metallic taste in mouth (if this drug is injected into a vein), or pain at the injection site (if this drug is injected into a muscle) may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: pain/swelling at injection site (if this drug is injected into a vein), dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin, persistent nausea/vomiting.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: change in the amount of urine, easy bruising/bleeding, pain in several joints, new signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, fainting.Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in oral thrush or a new vaginal yeast infection.
  • Contact your doctor if you notice white patches in your mouth, a change in vaginal discharge, or other new symptoms.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
  • However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using clindamycin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to lincomycin; or if you have any other allergies.Before using this drug, tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, stomach/bowel disease (e.g., colitis).Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication.Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug, especially diarrhea.A preservative (benzyl alcohol) that might be found in this product or in the liquid used to mix this product can infrequently cause serious (sometimes fatal) problems if given in large amounts (more than 100 milligrams per kilogram daily) to an infant during the first months of life.
  • The risk is also greater with low-birth-weight infants.
  • Symptoms include sudden gasping, low blood pressure, or very slow heartbeat.
  • If you notice any of these symptoms in your newborn, report them to the doctor immediately.
  • If possible, a preservative-free product should be used when treating newborns.During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.This drug passes into breast milk and could have undesirable effects on a nursing infant.
  • Therefore, breast-feeding is not recommended while using this drug.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: erythromycin, live bacterial vaccines.Give ampicillin, phenytoin, barbiturates (e.g., phenobarbital), aminophylline, calcium gluconate, and magnesium sulfate separately from clindamycin.
  • Do not mix together in the same IV fluid.

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