Cleocin is a prescription medication that is used to treat serious infections that have been caused by bacteria. This includes infections of the lungs, blood, skin, internal organs and female reproductive organs. Cleocin is an antibiotic medication that contains clindamycin. Cleocin works by fighting bacteria within the body and slowing down its growth.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Cleocin include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of clindamycin.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Cleocin?
If you miss a dose of Cleocin, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What should I do if I have diarrhea while taking Cleocin?
If you have bloody or watery diarrhea while taking Cleocin, speak to your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrhea medications unless advised to by a doctor.