"A family of bacteria has become increasingly resistant to last-resort antibiotics during the past decade, and more hospitalized patients are getting lethal infections that, in some cases, are impossible to cure.Â The findings, published today"...
Significant mortality was observed in mice at an intravenous dose of 855 mg/kg and in rats at an oral or subcutaneous dose of approximately 2618 mg/kg. In the mice, convulsions and depression were observed.
This drug is contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to preparations containing clindamycin or lincomycin.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/3/2009
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