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com Clindamycin Gel is used for: Treating severe acne. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Clindamycin Gel is a topical lincomycin antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria that cause acne and reducing the amount of free fatty acids that irritate the skin surface. Clindagel® (clindamycin phosphate) Topical Gel, 1% Clindamycin Cream is used for: Treating vaginal infections caused by certain bacteria. Clindamycin Cream is a topical lincomycin antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of certain bacteria. What is clindamycin topical? Clindamycin is an antibiotic. Clindamycin topical prevents bacteria from growing on the skin. Clindamycin topical (for the skin) is used to treat severe acne. Clindamycin Foam
Generic Name: clindamycin phosphate Dosage Form: aerosol, foam CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE FOAM, 1% NOT FOR OPHTHALMIC, ORAL, OR INTRAVAGINAL USE. Clindamycin Foam Description Clindamycin Phosphate Foam, 1% contains clindamycin phosphate, USP, a topical antibiotic for topical dermatologic use. Clindamycin phosphate is a water-soluble ester of the semi-synthetic antibiotic produced by a 7 (S)-chloro-substitution of the 7 (R)hydroxyl group of the parent antibiotic, lincomycin. Clindamycin Phosphate Foam, 1% contains clindamycin phosphate, USP, at a concentration equivalent to 10 mg clindamycin per gram in a thermolabile hydroethanolic foam vehicle consisting of cetyl alcohol, ethanol (58%), polysorbate 60, propylene glycol, purified water, and stearyl alcohol pressurized with a hydrocarbon (propane/butane) propellant.

Clindamycin Palmitate Hydrochloride Granules
Generic Name: clindamycin palmitate hydrochloride Dosage Form: granule, for oral solution Clindamycin Palmitate Hydrochloride for Oral - Not for Injection

Solution, USP

Clindamycin Suppositories Pronunciation: KLIN-da-MYE-sin Generic Name: Clindamycin Brand Name: Cleocin Clindamycin Suppositories are used for: Treating vaginal infections caused by certain bacteria. Climicin. Clindamycin Suppositories are a topical lincomycin antibiotic. Each 5 mL contains the equivalent of 75 mg clindamycin. dextrin. sucrose. Cleocin. simethicone. USP. that is. Clindamycin Palmitate Hydrochloride for Oral Solution should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria. The strength of the syrup is 75mg/5ml. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Dalacin C. Clindamycin palmitate hydrochloride is a water soluble hydrochloride salt of the ester of clindamycin and palmitic acid. foam Evoclin Foam contains clindamycin phosphate. Evoclin (clindamycin phosphate) aerosol. USP contains clindamycin palmitate hydrochloride for reconstitution. Synonyms : Dalatsin TS. It works by blocking the production of a protein necessary for the bacteria to survive. Inactive ingredients: artificial cherry flavor. every 5ml of the liquid contains a dose of 75mg. Klinicin. Klindamycin. Sobelin and others. poloxamer 188. Clindamycin Palmitate Hydrochloride for Oral Solution. Clindamycin Foam is a topical lincomycin antibiotic. Clindamycin Foam Pronunciation: KLIN-da-MYE-sin Generic Name: Clindamycin Brand Name: Evoclin Clindamycin Foam is used for: Treating acne. It works by killing sensitive bacteria that cause acne and reducing the amount of free fatty acids that irritate the skin surface. Klimitsin. Clindamycin Syrup Clindamycin syrup is usually prescribed under the brand name Dalacin C®.To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Clindamycin Palmitate Hydrochloride for Oral Solution and other antibacterial drugs. Clinymicin. Clindamycin syrup is not available in the UK so has to be imported from abroad. a topical antibiotic for topical . ethylparaben.

contains clindamycin phosphate. About Clindamycin The bacterial life cycle is somewhat different than that of human cells. it can give the C. polysorbate 60. ethanol (58%). clindamycin works by preventing bacteria from making new proteins. Drugs. like most antibiotics. Contraindications Clindamycin use is not recommended for patients who are allergic either to clindamycin or lincomycin (a related antibiotic). By slowing bacterial synthesis. Clindamycin phosphate is a water-soluble ester of the semisynthetic antibiotic. Clindamycin is also used to treat toxoplasmosis in patients with weakened immune systems or in pregnant mothers. which can come in the form of an ointment or patch. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that normally (and harmlessly) colonizes the colon.com also notes that . According to the Mayo Clinic. It also should not be used by patients who are also taking erythromycin. potassium hydroxide. which makes it effective against many different kinds of bacteria. Clindamycin blocks off a portion of the bacterial protein synthesizing machinery called the 50s portion of the ribosome. Evoclin® (clindamycin phosphate) Foam. 1%.com also indicates that there are topical forms of clindamycin. malaria and some forms of acne.USP. purified water. Clindamycin can also be used to treat anthrax. Because clindamycin can eliminate the other bacteria in the colon. Ribosomes are needed to make new proteins. difficile bacteria the space and resources to overgrow the colon. Formulations Clindamycin is an antibiotic that comes in many different forms. Mechanism As Pediatric Care Online explains. at a concentration equivalent to 10 mg clindamycin per gram in a thermolabile hydroethanolic foam vehicle consisting of cetyl alcohol. propylene glycol. Clindamycin. clindamycin can be taken orally or be injected into the body. This allows different antibiotics to be used to combat the growth of pathogenic bacteria. and stearyl alcohol pressurized with a hydrocarbon (propane/butane) propellant. Pseudomembranous Colitis The most common complication of clindamycin use is opportunistic infections from the bacteria Clostridium difficile. takes advantage of subtle differences in the ways in which human and bacterial cells survive and works to slow the growth of bacteria. Effectiveness Clindamycin is an effective treatment for gram-positive aerobic bacteria (ones that use oxygen to generate energy) and also anerobic bacteria (bacteria that do not consume oxygen). clindamycin makes it harder for bacteria to grow. leading to a severe infection known as pseudomembranous colitis. Drugs.dermatologic use. as the two antibiotics have the same mechanism of action.

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