clindamycin - injection, Cleocin
GENERIC NAME: CLINDAMYCIN - INJECTION (klin-duh-MY-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Cleocin
WARNING: This medication may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition (Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea) due to a type of resistant bacteria. This condition may occur weeks to months after treatment has stopped. Tell your doctor immediately if you develop: persistent diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain/cramping, blood/mucus in your stool. Do not use anti-diarrhea products or narcotic pain medications if you have any of these symptoms because these products may make them worse.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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