Medicine Overview of Clindak Capsule
Clindak Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
. It is used in infections of the skin such as acne (Pimples), abdomen, bone, skin, heart and soft tissues. It also used in post-operative infections.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Clindak Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Clindak Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
In Depth Information on Clindak Capsule
- 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.
Clindak Capsule related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Clindak Capsule.
Clindak Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Clindak Capsule is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Clindak Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Clindak Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clindak Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Clindak Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clindak Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Clindak Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Clindak Capsule
Q. 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
Clindak can be used to treat strep throat, sore throat, sinus infection, bladder infection, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and ear infection. Clindak can be used but is not the first choice of drug for urinary tract infection
Clindak is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Clindak is not an over the counter drug. It is a prescription drug
Q. 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
Clindak can prevent the formation of new scars by preventing formation of new acne, but will not be useful for the scars already formed
Yes, Clindak cream may cause thrush with prolonged use or if you are prone to fungal infections.
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