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What is clindamycin 2 cream used for?

What is clindamycin 2 cream used for?

Vaginal clindamycin is used to treat bacterial vaginosis (an infection caused by an overgrowth of harmful bacteria in the vagina). Clindamycin is in a class of medications called lincomycin antibiotics. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of bacteria.

What cream is used to treat BV?

Clindamycin cream is used to treat bacterial vaginosis. Use one applicatorful at bedtime. It is usual for a course of treatment to last 3-7 nights. The most common side-effect is mild itching/irritation.

Does clindamycin treat fungal infections?

Clindamycin is used to treat certain vaginal infections. It works by killing the bacteria. This medicine will not work for vaginal fungus or yeast infections. Clindamycin is available only with your doctor’s prescription.

Will clindamycin give you a yeast infection?

In addition to the regular side effects of clindamycin, those taking it for vaginal infection may experience thick, white vaginal discharge and vaginal burning, itching, swelling or pain.

Is clindamycin good for skin infection?

Clindamycin is a prescription antibiotic. It is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections in the lungs, skin, blood and internal organs. It cannot treat viral infections such as colds or flu. It is most commonly used for skin infections, said Dr.

How much Clindamycin is in clindamax vaginal cream?

Clindamax® Vaginal Cream (clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream USP, 2%), is a semi-solid, white cream, which contains 2% clindamycin phosphate, USP, at a concentration equivalent to 20 mg clindamycin per gram. The pH of the cream is between 3.0 and 6.0.

Are there any serious side effects to clindamax?

Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: pain when you urinate, lower back pain, menstrual problems, abnormal vaginal bleeding.

Is it safe to use clindamycin phosphate 2%?

Clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream 2%, is contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to clindamycin, lincomycin, or any of the components of this vaginal cream.

When is the best time to take clindamax?

The recommended dose is one applicatorful of Clindamax® Vaginal Cream, (5 grams containing approximately 100 mg of clindamycin phosphate) intravaginally, preferably at bedtime, for 3 or 7 consecutive days in non-pregnant patients and for 7 consecutive days in pregnant patients.

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