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Clindatime 150 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Clindatime Capsule

Clindatime 150 mg 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.

Clindatime Capsule side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Clindatime Capsule

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. Clindatime 150 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clindatime Capsule works

Clindatime 150 mg 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.

Clindatime Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Clindatime 150 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Clindatime 150 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Clindatime 150 mg 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.
Driving
SAFE
Clindatime 150 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Clindatime 150 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clindatime 150 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Clindatime 150 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clindatime 150 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Clindatime Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Clindatime 150 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Clindatime 150 mg 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 doesn't 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 Clindatime 150 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Clindatime

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Clindatime cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Clindatime 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. How long does Clindatime takes to work?

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

Q. What if I don't get better after using Clindatime?

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 Clindatime safe?

Clindatime is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can I stop taking Clindatime when I feel better?

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

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