Clindamycin is an antibiotic used to treat soft tissue, dental, and bone infections caused by susceptible strains of bacteria.Add this item to your cart:
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* Effectively treats a wide variety of bacterial infections
* Treats soft tissue infections
* Treats bone and dental infections
Dosage and Administration:
Dogs of all weights: The usual dose for dogs is 2.5mg-15mg per pound every 12 hours for a maximum of 28 days
Cats of all weights: The usual dose for cats is 5mg-15mg per pound once every 24 hours
Give this medication exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
Do not give in larger amounts, or give for longer than recommended by your veterinarian.
Follow the directions on the prescription label.
Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink.
Give this medication for the entire length of time prescribed by your veterinarian.
Symptoms may get better before the infection is fully treated.
Possible Side Effects:
Antibiotics can cause diarrhea. If the diarrhea is watery or has blood in it, call your veterinarian. Do not use any medication to stop the diarrhea unless instructed by your veterinarian.
If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving clindamycin and seek emergency veterinary medical help: an allergic reaction hives difficulty breathing or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop the medication and talk to your veterinarian if any of these side effects occur: diarrhea that is watery or bloody fever chills body aches nausea stomach pain loss of appetite dark urine jaundice urinating less than usual or not at all fever headache or blistering or peeling of the skin.
Side effects other than those listed in this guide may occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that is unusual or especially bothersome to your pet.
* Do not use this medication if your pet is allergic to clindamycin or lincomycin Bactramycin, L-Mycin, Lincocin.
* Do not give clindamycin together with erythromycin E-Mycin, E.E.S., Ery-Tab, and others.
* Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney disease, liver disease, colitis, asthma, eczema, or allergic skin reaction.
* Give this medication for the entire length of time prescribed by your veterinarian.
* Symptoms may get better before the infection is fully treated.
* Antibiotics can cause diarrhea. If the diarrhea is watery or has blood in it, call your veterinarian.
* Do not use any medication to stop the diarrhea unless your veterinarian has told you to do so.
* Periodic blood testing will be necessary. Kidney and liver function may also need to be tested.
* Prior to any surgery on the pet, let your veterinarian know if your pet is still taking clindamycin.
* Clindamycin is FDA-approved for use in dogs only however, it is a commonly accepted practice for veterinarians to use clindamycin in cats.