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CLEOCIN
Bacterial infections
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Drug Name:

CLEOCIN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Clindamycin (as HCl) 75mg+, 150mg+, 300mg; caps; +contains tartrazine.

Company:
Pfizer Inc.



Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CLEOCIN:

Serious susceptible infections where less toxic antibiotics are inappropriate, including respiratory, skin and soft tissue, septicemia, intraabdominal, female pelvic or genital; bone and joint (inj).

Adult Dose for CLEOCIN:

Take with full glass water. Serious: 150–300mg every 6 hours. More severe: 300–450mg every 6 hours.

Children's Dose for CLEOCIN:

Take with full glass water. Serious: 8–16mg/kg per day. More severe: 16–20mg/kg per day. Divide into 3–4 equal doses.

See Also:

CLEOCIN INJECTION

CLEOCIN PEDIATRIC GRANULES

Pharmacological Class:

Lincosamide.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for treatment of meningitis. Discontinue if colitis occurs and treat. Monitor neonates. Allergy. Asthma (75mg, 150mg caps). GI disease (esp. colitis). Monitor blood, renal, and hepatic function in long-term use and in children. Renal or hepatic disease with metabolic aberrations. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May potentiate neuromuscular blocking agents. May antagonize erythromycin. Antiperistaltic agents may worsen colitis.

Adverse Reactions:

Pseudomembranous colitis, diarrhea, GI upset, rash, anaphylaxis, jaundice, renal dysfunction, blood dyscrasias, polyarthritis.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Caps 75mg—100; 150mg, 300mg—16, 100; Granules (100mL)—1; Inj (2mL, 4mL vials)—25

CLEOCIN

  • 40g of 2% tube of creams (Qty:1)
  • appx. price $117.00
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