Cleocin (clindamycin) is a prescription antibiotic. It is available in several different forms and is approved for a variety of different uses. Oral or injectable forms of Cleocin are used to treat the following infections:
Abdominal (stomach) infections or abscesses
Female pelvic infections
Serious respiratory tract infections
Serious skin infections
Serious soft tissue infections
Bone, joint, or bloodstream infections (injectable form only).
Cleocin lotions, gels, or solutions applied to the skin are approved for the treatment of acne. Cleocin vaginal forms (creams and suppositories) are approved to treat bacterial vaginosis.
- Cleocin Information for Consumers
- Cleocin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cleocin (detailed)
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