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glossary:clindamycin

Clindamycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Clindamycin is used to treat serious infections caused by bacteria. Clindamycin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

Clindamycin, an antibiotic, is used to treat infections of the respiratory tract, skin, pelvis, vagina, and abdomen. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

Generic Name: clindamycin (klin da MYE sin) Brand Names: Cleocin HCl, Cleocin Pediatric

See also: * Infections Associated with lymphedema

glossary/clindamycin.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)