Can clindamycin hcl be used to treat a herpes outbreak or infection?

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6 Jan 2011

No, clindamycin won't help treat a herpes outbreak, which is a viral infection. It needs to be treated with antiviral medicines like acyclovir.

http://www.drugs.com/acyclovir.html

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