GENERIC NAME: LINCOMYCIN - ORAL (link-oh-MY-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Lincocin
WARNING: This medication should be used only for serious infections because rarely, severe (sometimes fatal) intestinal problems (pseudomembranous colitis) can occur. Notify your doctor immediately if you develop persistent diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain, or blood/mucous in your stool. Your doctor will decide if you require other treatment. These symptoms may occur weeks after stopping use of this drug. Do not use anti-diarrhea products or narcotic pain medications if you have these symptoms. These products may make the symptoms worse. Your doctor will monitor you closely while you are using this medication.
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