Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
- Cleocin Phosphate IV
Clindamycin injection is used to treat bacterial infections in different areas of the body. This medicine is given to patients who had an allergic reaction to penicillin.
Clindamycin belongs to the class of medicines known as macrolide antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: