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Cleocin HCl - why not lie down for 10 minutes after taking?

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28 Sep 2012

I haven't heard that direction before. I did however always see the direction to drink a full glass of water to take it. They both probably come from the same thing. It can cause esophagitis.

Anonymous

29 Sep 2012

Hello,

Because it upsets your stomach and causes heartburn, which is a side effect.

http://www.drugs.com/sfx/cleocin-hcl-side-effects.html

Take care,

maso.-

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