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Cleocin

Cleocin

OVERDOSE

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.

Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis are not effective in removing clindamycin from the serum.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

CLEOCIN (clindamycin) HCl is contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to preparations containing clindamycin or lincomycin.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/13/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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