Does clindamycin work

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Avatar f tn Fluconazole does work on yeast infections as it is an antifungal. Clindamycin is different and is an antibiotic. It fights bacteria, not yeast or fungus. Clindamycin can create a situation in which you get a yeast infection. It's not used to treat a yeast infection but fluconazole is.
72351 tn?1281992542 Also, should this Clindamycin not work, would like to know what other alternatives I could pursue. All of the kitties with exception to the female are within normal range of weight. One thing I might add is the first one to contract this ailment, it also bothers his eyes much like an upper respitory ailment. It does not seem to affect the others in this manor. I would also like to know how long I should expect to see any results with this Clindamycin if it is going to work.
Avatar n tn I wouldn't even treat for "possible infection" with either. I'd wait for test results to come back to see if you even have either of them. clindamycin isn't going to help for either if you should be infected with either of them. you are wasting your time and money by taking it.
Avatar f tn The reason that the other poster could have been cured by cipro is that she may have had a Mycoplasma and it may have been sensitive to ciprofloxacin. But the standard treatment for bv is either metronidazole or Clindamycin. So you can try the cipro and see if it clears up but if it doesn't then if can take clindamycin I would then take probiotics after. Cipro can treat a lot of UTI's but not all. It depends on the bacteria that is causing the infection and how resistant it is.
Avatar m tn Is it safe to have a root canal repaired if you have heart disease? I need to have some work done and I haven't been feeling well, I always have shortness of breath and don't if I should go ahead with my sergury..
1297941 tn?1272961081 hi.im 18 years old.when i came here in japan my acne on my body started.i dont know why this happen.because ever since pimples or acne doesnt affect my skin.my acne problem is not that worst.its just a little on my chest and back.i just want to ask if sebamed can treat it?or can you just suggest what treatment can i use to get rid of it?.i just want to have a clear skin again and i dont wanna hide this anymore.thanks a lot.god bless and take are always.
Avatar f tn Since i told him I didn't want to take the Clindamycin because it made me so ill, he prescribed Cephalexin. Does anybody know anything about this drug? I looked it up and it said it is similar to penicillen. Will it work since the penicillen didn't? Sorry to sound so paranoid, but my dentist is not very easy to talk to about this and I am so scared. I hate when people/doctors think you're exaggerating. Believe me, I want to find a drug that will take care of this!
Avatar f tn Thank you for your help. I am sitting here close to tears because I just called the dentist and he said since the penicillen didn't work, the only other alternative is Clindamycin. I really do not know what to do. I could deal with some discomfort, but my experience with Clindamycin was horrible. I just know if this infection is not cleared up by the 24th, the oral surgeon will not extract these teeth and the misery is just going to go on and on.
Avatar n tn the lump is still there and the pain had subsided until today. The pain is now really bad. How long does it take for the antibotics to work? have an appt. to have tooth pulled out on the 14th. How long should I give the lump to go down before going to ER for Iv antibiotics?
Avatar m tn ) On the other hand, would I endanger my health by taking the Clindamycin after so many other recent antibiotic courses (including 16 days of Clindamycin in September)?
1212365 tn?1329968536 I did a little research and I will do more it does appear that clindamycin can cause hair loss in some .,I think you should go back to the Doctor and ask about some other med, dont take her off the med until you have spoken to him ..I will look further.
Avatar n tn Washing alone does not clear acne. In addition to your cleansing regime, you will need to apply a treatment gel such as Freederm (nicotinamide) available without a prescription. If over-the-counter remedies prove inadequate, see your doctor for a prescription-strength gel such as Duac (benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin). Eloise.
Avatar n tn I get hives every time I have dental work lately. Currently have Clindamycin. How many days prior should I start this and how many days after should I continue?
Avatar n tn I have two failed implants due to infection which did not respond to Clindamycin. I also got a bad reaction to Clindamycin a feeling of big lump in throat, sore throat and severe heartburn. In spite of the fact that I drank at least 10ounces of water with each pill. My question is since I'm allergic to penicillin. What antibiotic is effective for teeth and gum infections???? Thank you.
Avatar n tn No available alternatives to treat the infection have been suggested as my reactions previously have included Amoxicillin, Erythromycin, Clindamycin, and any sulfa based meds. Does anyone know what my Dentist should be suggesting as options...I'm having a root canal tomorrow too... HELP?
Avatar m tn Because I have an artificial joint I take 600mg of Clindamycin Prior to dental work. I han root canal done on a tooth under a permanent bridge a year ago by a General Dentist. One hour start to finish. It was infected, but I was never given any additional antibiotics. Since that time had an ongoing foul taste and odor when I used Water Flosser daily. The adjacent tooth became infected and also required a root canal. This time done by an Endadontist.
Avatar n tn I just finished a course of clindamycin for a tooth infection, and as FTB4 said, it does not interact with levo. Listen to his advice about the probiotic and/or yogurt. Clindamycin messed up my gut worse than any antibiotic I've ever taken (which isn't many). Also, is your sore throat and runny nose due to a bacterial infection? If it's due to a cold or the flu, both viruses, no antibiotic will help it. Antibiotics kill bacteria, not viruses.
Avatar f tn I have read that clindamycin is a commom drug prescribed to ppl before dental work to prevent endocarditis in those with heart problems, so why would they prescribe it to someone with heart problems if it is bad?? I dont take anything for my pvcs nor are they very bad. Doctor thinks they are just stress, but considering I have had them for a year and a half, Im not so sure. This being said, should I still be concerned about taking the medicine?
Avatar m tn i took clindamycin for 7 days 2 days after blod test.
Avatar f tn Ladies, tell me the truth is it me or its just this stupid ksjahqbskcidow bacterial vaginosis?!?!? Ugh I've had since I found out I'm pregnant! Took flagyl but I was allergic to I switched to clindamycin. I took that clindesse clindamycin vaginal cream, didn't work!!! Clindamycin HCl tablets for 7 days didn't work!!! Now they want me to take clindamycin HCl for 7 days again!!!??!!!!!! I'm sooooooo confused, frustrated, devastated, im cryinh and all mix nega emotions!!!!
72351 tn?1281992542 it does sound like an infection, but in my opinion, it is too risky to give the baby the clindamycin w/ out taking him/her to the vet. Way too risky and clindamycin might not be the correct antibiotic for the kitten's problem. Please come back w/ an update. Wishing the best for the kitten.
Avatar f tn Clindamycin does not kill that good bacteria normally found in the gut, so you do not need a probiotic. If you do get diarrhea, it is something entirely different which needs to be treated immediately by your physician.
Avatar m tn I recently had a wisdom tooth extraction and was prescribed Clindamycin to prevent the extraction area from becoming infected. I was prescribed this medication on 5/28/2014. I was directed to take it 3x a day until it was all gone. I took it for about a week straight. I noticed while I was on the medication that I had very severe episodes of diarrhea and stomach cramping. I stopped taking the medication as of yesterday.
1726450 tn?1316282511 I have an abscess tooth. Badly infected. Tried Penicillin VK, infection stayed. Trying Clindamycin- not helping to well so far after 3 days. Doctors office hard to get a hold of and dentist is out of ideas. I will ask my Dr office tomorrow- but need to throw this question out: Question: Who had antibiotics for dental infection during treatment and what antibiotic worked for you?
Avatar n tn I asked for a generic and none was known by pharmacist or Dr so I ended up switching to something that does not work as well. I am hoping to move to an insurance plan that will make the 1% Clindamycin and 5% Benzoyl Peroxide gel MUCH easier to afford. It works amazingly for me and I soooo want to switch back.
Avatar m tn Hoping that Clindamycin will work...If the Clindamycin does not work...is there another medicine that could do the trick?
Avatar f tn I have gone to a dermatologist once, and he prescribed me some antibiotics and 2 different creams, one facial cream with benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin, and one for my back. I forgot the active ingredients for that. But after spending a few hundred dollars on these medicines and not having really any improvement with my ance, I think it probably isn't the result of bacterial acne. I don't eat the healthiest but not the worst either.
Avatar f tn My question is I seem to have an absessed tooth I was perscribed clindamycin for it but was told to take 12 pills daily each being 150 mg does this seem normal? I am calling my doctor tomorrow to see what she thinks, just kinda wondered if anyone else has had this issue.
2146297 tn?1337571292 Hi, I'm 30yrs old with acne my whole life. I've tried everything except Accutane. The acne is getting worse. So I just ordered Dermalogica for adult acne. Just wondering if you have tried this and did it work for you or has anyone heard anything. Waiting for it to get to my hse. I'll let everyone know how it works out. Thanks everyone!
Avatar n tn You need to see your GP again. If the cream didn't work to clear up the infection, you might need an oral antibiotic. I had BV while pregnant, and they gave me Clindamycin (generic for Cleocin) and I had an allergic reaction to it. They then gave me Flagyl, and it cleared it right up. I would try to get a round of oral antibiotics.