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Avoid Clid vl tablet with grapefruit juice.
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Clid vl tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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SALT INFORMATION FOR CLID VL

Clindamycin(100 mg)

Uses

Clindamycin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

How it works

Clindamycin is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Joint pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Heartburn, Vaginal discharge, Vaginal irritation, Vaginal swelling, Vaginal itching, White spots in the mouth, White patches on the tongue, White spots in the throat
Metronidazole(100 mg)

Uses

Metronidazole is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and bacterial infections

How it works

Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause infections.

Common side effects

Joint pain, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Throat irritation, Nasal congestion, Vomiting, Weakness, Allergic reaction, Dry mouth, Nausea, Skin irritation, Coating on tongue, Numbness, Loss of appetite, Fever, Itching, Furry tongue, Dry skin, Diarrhoea, Dark colored urine, Skin rash, Altered taste, Urticaria, Bitter taste, Stomach upset, Tingling sensation, Mouth irritation
Clotrimazole(100 mg)

Uses

Clotrimazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections

How it works

Clotrimazole stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

Rash, Electrolyte imbalance, Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Application site irritation, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Application site reaction, Fatigue, Anorectal pain, Fever, Increased liver enzymes, Stomach pain, Hypokalemic (decreased potassium level in blood) alkalosis, Itching, Diarrhoea, Skin redness, Burning sensation, Decreased appetite, Altered taste, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Stomach upset, Flatulence, Constipation, Vaginal discharge
Lactobacillus Sporogenes(150 millionspores)

Uses

Lactobacillus Sporogenes is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, infectious diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with antibiotics

How it works

Lactobacillus Sporogenes is a live micro-organism, when given in adequate amount, provides health benefits. It restores the balance of good bacteria (microorganisms) in the intestine that may get upset with the use of antibiotics or due to intestinal infections.

Common side effects

Bloating, Flatulence

SUBSTITUTES FOR CLID VL

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Expert advice FOR CLID VL

  • If you get diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop using this medicine and call your doctor.
  • If you are taking birth control pills while taking clindamycin take a secondary measure of birth control. Please consult your doctor regarding the same.
  • Consult your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma, allergies, eczema (sensitive skin that often becomes itchy or irritated) or kidney or liver disease.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, if you become pregnant while taking clindamycin, call your doctor.

Frequently asked questions FOR CLID VL

Clindamycin

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Is clindamycin/Clindac/Dalacin a steroid, sulfa drug, cephalosporin, or a penicillin?
Clindamycin belongs to a group of antibiotics called lincosamide antibiotics. Clindamycin is not a cephalosporin, penicillin, or a sulpha drug and does not contain sulpha

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Is clindamycin good for strep throat, urinary tract infection, sinus infection, sore throat, bladder infection, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and ear infection?
Clindamycin can be used to treat strep throat, sore throat, sinus infection, bladder infection, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and ear infection. Clindamycin can be used but is not the first choice of drug for urinary tract infection

Q.

Is clindamycin safe?
Clindamycin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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Is clindamycin over-the-counter drug?
Clindamycin is not an over the counter drug. It is a prescription drug

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Can I take clindamycin with Advil (ibuprofen), tramadol, Benadryl, and Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)?
Clindamycin may be taken with ibuprofen, tramadol, Benadryl and Suboxone. Always consult your doctor before use

Q.

Can I take clindamycin with a penicillin allergy?
Clindamycin is considered safe for use in patients with a penicillin allergy

Q.

Does clindamycin treat acne scars?
Clindamycin can prevent the formation of new scars by preventing formation of new acne, but will not be useful for the scars already formed

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Can clindamycin cream cause thrush?
Yes, clindamycin cream may cause thrush with prolonged use or if you are prone to fungal infections.

Metronidazole

Q.

What is metronidazole?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.

Q.

What is metronidazole used for?
Metronidazole is active against anaerobic bacteria nd can be used to treat infections of the blood, brain, lung, bones, genital tract, pelvic area, stomach and intestines, gum ulcers and other dental infections, treat infected leg ulcers and pressure sores and to prevent infections after surgery.

Q.

Is metronidazole safe?
Yes, metronidazole is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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Is metronidazole a pain killer?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic and not pain killer

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Does metronidazole affect birth control?
There is no evidence of metronidazole affecting birth control (contraception) as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor to confirm before taking the two medicines together as you may require a secondary birth control measure while taking metronidazole.

Q.

Is metronidazole an over the counter (OTC) product?
No, metronidazole is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.

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Can metronidazole cause vomiting?
Vomiting has been reported as a side effect with metronidazole. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if vomiting occurs while you are taking metronidazole.

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Can I take metronidazole for urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Metronidazole is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.

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Can I take metronidazole for yeast (fungal) infection?
Metronidazole is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.

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Can I take metronidazole for chest infection?
Yes, metronidazole can be taken for chest infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed and the antibiotics are recommended by your doctor.

Q.

can I take metronidazole for a sinus infection?
Metronidazole can be used for anaerobic sinus infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics as the cause of infection must be diagnosed by a doctor before starting the treatment.

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Can I take metronidazole for chlamydia?
Metronidazole is not active against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for chlamydia. Antibiotics should be taken only as advised by your doctor.

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Can I take metronidazole for kidney infection?
Metronidazole is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of kidney infection only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.

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Can I take metronidazole for bronchitis?
Metronidazole is not indicated for the treatment of bronchitis. Consult your doctor if you have symptoms of bronchitis and antibiotics are needed for the same.

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Can I take metronidazole for diarrhea?
Metronidazole is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of diarrhea only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.

Q.

Can I take metronidazole for a sore throat?
Metronidazole is not indicated for the treatment of a sore throat. It is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.

Q.

Can I take metronidazole for the ear infection?
Metronidazole is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. So, it can be used for ear infection only if it is caused by anaerobic bacteria. Please consult your doctor in case antibiotics are needed as the antibiotics should be used only once the cause of infection is properly diagnosed.

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Is metronidazole safe in pregnancy?
Metronidazole has been found to be safe in animal studies during pregnancy. However, it should be avoided in pregnancy except if recommended by a doctor as its effects on the human fetus (unborn baby) are not known.

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Is metronidazole steroid?
Metronidazole is not a steroid. It is an antibiotics which acts by killing bacteria.

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Is metronidazole carcinogenic?
There is no evidence of metronidazole showing carcinogenicity in humans. However, it has shown cancer like growth in mouse and rat studies. Please consult your doctor if you have any questions related to this.

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Is metronidazole an antibiotic?
Yes, metronidazole is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.

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Is metronidazole safe while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to breastfeed if you are taking metronidazole as some amounts of metronidazole is secreted in the milk. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor may decide whether you should stop taking metronidazole or stop breastfeeding.

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Is metronidazole bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Metronidazole is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.

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Can I take metronidazole without food?
Metronidazole should not be taken without food. It should be taken with food or after food.

Q.

Can I take metronidazole with doxycycline?
Metronidazole can be taken with azithromycin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Can I take metronidazole with food?
Metronidazole can be taken with food or after food. It should be swallowed with water, not chewed.

Q.

Can I take metronidazole with milk?
There are no recommendations on if metronidazole should be taken with milk or not. However, it can be taken with food or after food.

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Can I take metronidazole with azithromycin?
Metronidazole can be taken with azithromycin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take metronidazole with tramadol?
Metronidazole can be taken with tramadol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take metronidazole with alcohol?
Alcohol should be avoided when taking metronidazole. Avoid alcohol for at least 48 hours after metronidazole therapy as it may cause an antabuse reaction.

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can I take metronidazole with paracetamol?
Metronidazole can be taken with paracetamol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take metronidazole with fluconazole?
Metronidazole can be taken with fluconazole as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take metronidazole with gabapentin?
Metronidazole can be taken with gabapentin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Does metronidazole delay your period?
Metronidazole is not known to delay monthly period. Consult your doctor if it occurs while taking metronidazole.

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Does metronidazole affect birth control?
No, metronidazole is not shown to affect birth control. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria nd parasites that cause infection.

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Does metronidazole make you fertile?
Metronidazole plays no role in the treatment of infertility. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria nd parasites that cause infection.

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Does metronidazole cause dark urine?
Dark urine has been reported to be an uncommon side effect with metronidazole. If you develop dark urine, talk to your doctor immediately. you may need to stop the medicine.

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Does metronidazole cause constipation?
Yes, metronidazole may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during metronidazole therapy.

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Does metronidazole contain sulfa?
Metronidazole is not a sulfa-containing drug.

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Does metronidazole make you feel tired?
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of metronidazole. In case you experience tiredness while taking metronidazole. Please consult your doctor.

Q.

Does metronidazole cause nausea?
There have been reports that metronidazole may cause nausea. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if nausea occurs and persists for a long time when you are taking metronidazole.

Clotrimazole

Q.

Is clotrimazole a steroid/ used for thrush/ good for ringworm/ good for toenail fungus?
Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication and not a steroid. It is used for treating thrush, ringworm. It may be used for toenail fungus; however its efficacy in this case is not completely established. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

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Is clotrimazole available over the counter?
Yes, clotrimazole cream is available over the counter. But if this is the first time you have had vaginal itching and discomfort, talk with a physician before using clotrimazole

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Is clotrimazole better than miconazole?
Although clotrimazole and miconazole are different drugs, they work in similar ways. Both are used for treatment of fungal infection, primarily yeast. Despite these similarities, they are often used in different parts of the body and they have different active ingredients and so cannot be compared. Both medications work well, but one of them may work better for some people than others. Check with your doctor for more details

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Is candida a steroid/ curable/ contagious/ a STD/ dangerous/ curable/ a steroid cream/ infection dangerous?
Candida is a yeast, a form of fungus. It causes infections such as candidiasis or thrush in humans and other animals. Individuals with Candida infections are not usually contagious, though in some settings immunocompromised people can catch the infection. The infection does not usually spread by sexual contact. Candida infection is curable but if not treated early it can result in a serious infection

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Is canesten hydrocortisone for thrush?
Canesten HC cream contains two active ingredients, clotrimazole (antifungal medicine used to treat infections with fungi and yeasts) and hydrocortisone (corticosteroid medicine that is applied to the skin to relieve the symptoms of inflammation). It is used to treat vaginal thrush.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)