Clinamycin has anti-inflammatory properies, and with an allergic reaction to a bee sting a number of area's in the body become inflamed. Also, clindamycin is sometimes used for topical staph or strep infections, and because this was a bug bite (I don't know under what circumstances... in the woods, camping etc), he may have wanted to use it prophylactically.
- Clindamycin Information for Consumers
- Clindamycin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
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