Hi-MZ: For theraputic indications: Clindamycin is indicated for the treatment of severe infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive aerobic organisms, staphylococci (penicillinase / and non- penicillinase producing), streptococci (with the exception of Streptococcus faecalis) and pnuemonicocci or by susceptible anaerobic organisms.
Consideration should be given to official guidance regarding the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
Clindamycin does not penetrate the blood/brain barrier in therapeutically effective quantities.
THe bottom line here is it is only to be used in series infections. Good luck, take it as directed and be well!
Clindamycin is used in the treatment of sinusitis; bacterial infection; bacterial vaginitis; skin infection; diverticulitis , and belongs to the drug class lincomycin derivatives.
Clindamycin is associated with the treatment of:
Bacterial Endocarditis Prevention
Deep Neck Infection
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease
Read more at: https://www.drugs.com/clindamycin.html
All the best,
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