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Cleocin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is clindamycin (Cleocin)?
- What are the possible side effects of clindamycin (Cleocin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about clindamycin (Cleocin)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking clindamycin (Cleocin)?
- How should I take clindamycin (Cleocin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cleocin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cleocin)?
- What should I avoid while taking clindamycin (Cleocin)?
- What other drugs will affect clindamycin (Cleocin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cleocin)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Cleocin)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking clindamycin (Cleocin)?
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking clindamycin and call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect clindamycin (Cleocin)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with clindamycin. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about clindamycin.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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