Clindamycin HCI is a prescription broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, mouth and bones caused by certain types of bacteria. It may also be prescribed to treat certain protozoan infections, such as toxoplasmosis and babesiosis. It works by stopping bacteria from producing proteins that encourage their growth and reproduction, stopping the spread of infection and allowing the body's immune system to kill the bacteria. Customers may receive this drug under the names Antirobe, Cleocin.
Clindamycin is an antibiotic that is used to treat susceptible soft tissue, dental, bone, and some protozoal infections.
Possible Side Effects
Minor gastrointestinal side effects such as vomiting and diarrhea have occurred.
Drug & Food Interactions
Interactions may occur with erythromycin or cyclosporine. Other interactions may occur so always tell your vet about any other medications/supplements the pet is taking prior to giving Clindamycin.
Do not give Clindamycin to pets who are allergic to it or similar antibiotics; consult your veterinarian if you're unsure if Clindamycin is right for your pet.
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Also available in a oral drops.
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