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Clindamark 150mg Capsule

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Product introduction

Clindamark 150mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine that fights bacteria and is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the lungs (e.g., pneumonia), throat, stomach, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, and teeth.

Clindamark 150mg Capsule works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It is best taken with food, take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems, if you have any problems with your bowels (intestines) or if you have ever had bloody diarrhea caused by taking antibiotics. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.


Uses of Clindamark Capsule

Benefits of Clindamark Capsule

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Clindamark 150mg Capsule is a versatile antibiotic medicine that works by stopping the growth of bacteria in your body. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of lungs (pneumonia), stomach, skin & soft tissues, bones & joints, blood, and heart.

This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Clindamark Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Clindamark

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea

How to use Clindamark Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Clindamark 150mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Clindamark Capsule works

Clindamark 150mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Clindamark 150mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clindamark 150mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clindamark 150mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Clindamark 150mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Clindamark 150mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clindamark 150mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Clindamark 150mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clindamark 150mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Clindamark Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Clindamark 150mg 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.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Clindamark 150mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before you start treatment with this antibiotic.
  • Stop taking Clindamark 150mg Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Lincomycin
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. How long does Clindamark 150mg Capsule take to work?

Usually, Clindamark 150mg Capsule starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Clindamark 150mg Capsule cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Clindamark 150mg Capsule can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Is Clindamark 150mg Capsule effective?

Clindamark 150mg Capsule is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Clindamark 150mg Capsule too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Clindamark 150mg Capsule?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Is Clindamark 150mg Capsule safe?

Clindamark 150mg Capsule is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.

Q. Can I stop taking Clindamark 150mg Capsule when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Clindamark 150mg Capsule and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Is Clindamark 150mg Capsule effective?

Clindamark 150mg Capsule is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Clindamark 150mg Capsule too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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