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Clindatime 150mg Capsule

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Overview

Introduction

Clindatime 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 (eg. pneumonia), throat, stomach, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, and teeth.

Clindatime 150mg Capsule works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It may be taken with or without food, but it should be used 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 Clindatime Capsule

Side effects of Clindatime Capsule

Common
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Clindatime Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Clindatime 150mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clindatime Capsule works

Clindatime 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
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Clindatime 150mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clindatime 150mg Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clindatime 150mg Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Clindatime 150mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Clindatime 150mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clindatime 150mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Clindatime 150mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clindatime 150mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Clindatime Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Clindatime 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 Clindatime 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 Clindatime 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.

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
suffering from slight fever, very sore throat and mouth, and running nose, incessant sneezing. Mouth and whole throat is very dry. Taking clindatime 300 for skin infection
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
You can consult physician nearby or visit our clinic sector 31 House no 1298 Grace medical and dental clinic 'Gurgaon
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