Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Clindamycin exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Take Clindamycin at regular intervals as instructed. Do not skip any doses. Continue to take it even when you feel better. You must complete the entire course of antibiotic. If you don't, the infection will not clear completely.
If you have been given Clindamycin capsules, you may take it with or without food. Swallow it whole with a full glass of water in a sitting or standing position.
If you have been given Clindamycin syrup, take it together with food or immediately after a meal. Shake it well before use to ensure that the liquid is evenly mixed. Use the measuring spoon or cup provided to measure out your dose.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Inform your doctor if you have asthma or significant allergies, kidney or liver disease, or inflammation of the digestive system.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you ever had an allergic reaction (breathlessness, rashes, swollen eyes) to another antibiotic called lincomycin.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Why do I need this medicine?
Clindamycin is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain bacterial infections of the skin, lung, digestive system, bones, joints and genitals.
Clindamycin can also be used to prevent infection if you are undergoing certain dental procedures.
What side effects could I experience?
Clindamycin may cause diarrhoea, nausea and stomach discomfort. These side effects are usually temporary. If you have diarrhoea, drink lots of water to replace the fluids lost. However, if you have severe diarrhoea or diarrhoea with severe stomach cramps or bloody stools, alert your doctor.
If you develop rashes, breathlessness, swollen mouth or eyes, stop the medicine and inform your doctor quickly. These could be signs of an allergic reaction.
Clindamycin may cause other side effects. Consult your doctor if you have unusual problems while taking this medicine.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Once you have mixed the powder with water, the syrup can be stored at room temperature not more than 25Â°C. Do not refrigerate it otherwise it will thicken and you may have problems pouring it out. Throw away any unused portion after 14 days.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Clindamycin should not be taken with another type of antibiotic called erythromycin.
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal medicines and medicines that you buy without a prescription.