Clindamycin 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.
Dicine Products side effects
Side Effects of Dicine are Diarrhea, Abnormal liver function tests, Abdominal pain.
Clindamycin 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.
Usually, Dicine Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. Is Dicine Injection effective?
Dicine Injection 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 Dicine Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. How is Dicine Injection administered?
Dicine Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Dicine Injection.
Q. Can the use of Dicine Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Dicine Injection 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. Does Dicine Injection treat acne scars?
Dicine Injection can prevent the formation of new scars by preventing formation of new acne, but will not be useful for the scars already formed
Q. Is Dicine Injection safe?
Dicine Injection 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. What if I don't get better after using Dicine Injection?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 10th Apr 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.