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- What is clindamycin-vaginal suppository, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for clindamycin-vaginal suppository?
- Is clindamycin-vaginal suppository available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for clindamycin-vaginal suppository?
- What are the side effects of clindamycin-vaginal suppository?
- What is the dosage for clindamycin-vaginal suppository?
- Is clindamycin-vaginal suppository safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about clindamycin-vaginal suppository?
Is clindamycin-vaginal suppository safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- The frequency of congenital abnormalities was not increased when pregnant women used oral clindamycin during the second and third trimesters.
- Pregnant women who used clindamycin vaginal cream during the second trimester reported abnormal labor more frequently than those who received placebo.
- Clindamycin vaginal suppositories have not been properly evaluated during the first trimester of pregnancy. They should only be used during the first trimester of pregnancy when they are clearly needed.
- Oral clindamycin is excreted in breast milk and should not be used by nursing mothers or nursing should be stopped.
- It is not known whether clindamycin from vaginal suppositories is excreted in breast milk.
What else should I know about clindamycin-vaginal suppository?
What preparations of clindamycin-vaginal suppository are available?
- Suppositories: 100 mg
How should I keep clindamycin-vaginal suppository stored?
- Clindamycin vaginal suppositories should be stored at room temperature, 15 C – 30 C (59 F – 86 F).
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.
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