clindamycin vaginal suppository (Cleocin) (cont.)

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PREPARATIONS:

  • Suppositories: 100 mg

STORAGE:

  • Clindamycin vaginal suppositories should be stored at room temperature, 15 C – 30 C (59 F – 86 F).

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Clindamycin is an antibiotic used for treating several infections. It is effective against several types of bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Staphylococcus epidermidis, and Propionibacterium acnes. It reduces growth of bacteria by interfering with their ability to make proteins. The FDA approved clindamycin vaginal suppositories in November, 2004.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/31/2015


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