Cleocin Oral Capsule 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cleocin: Oral capsule (150mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CLINDAMYCIN (KLIN da MYE sin) is a lincosamide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Cleocin 150mg Capsule

NDC: 000090225
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacteremia, Pelvic Cellulitis, Peritonitis, Aspiration Pneumonia, Pneumonia, Empyema, Impetigo, Intraabdominal Infections, Bone And Joint Infections, Septicemia, Intraabdominal Abscess, Infectious Arthritis, Osteomyelitis, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Gynecologic Infections, Cellulitis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Endometritis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Tubo-ovarian Abscess, Lung Abscess

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP), Endocarditis Prophylaxis, Dental Infection, Pharyngitis, Toxoplasmosis, Dental Abscess (apical), Dentoalveolar Infection, Toxoplasmic Encephalitis, Dental Abscess (periapical), Periodontitis, Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis, Toxoplasmosis Prophylaxis, Malaria, Orthopedic Device-related Infection, Endodontic Infection, Bacterial Vaginosis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Cleocin 150mg Capsule
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Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: CLEOCIN 150mg CLEOCIN 150mg 
Shape: capsule
Color: blue,green

Reported Side Effects for Cleocin 150mg Capsule

Infection Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Red, Pimple Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drug Reaction With Eosinophilia And Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Pseudomembranous Colitis Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<3.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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