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(also known as Dalacin, Cleocin, Evoclin)

Clindamycin is used to treat bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

Clindamycin is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Common Brand Names:

Cleocin HCl

Cleocin Pediatric

Cleocin Phosphate IV

Dalacin C Palmitate


Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Food Addiction
Overall, 55% (792 Members) find Clindamycin helpful

Clindamycin Reviews

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It worked slightly for a short period. But that's all..
Working / Worked
Clindamycin works to prevent infection. It isn't for healing the cysts completely, though.
It did not work
Currently using topical clindamycin. Getting ready to begin clindamycin and rifampin for 10 weeks
Working / Worked
Have use many antibiotics. They all have worked in getting rid of the infection which then reduces swelling and makes the boil go away.
Working / Worked
yes, but I didn't like how dizzy it made me feel.
Working / Worked
Works to keep the area disinfected.
It did not make a difference. No longer taking
It does help me but I cant take it too long because I get clindiff. One of the rare side effects of the medicine.
Working / Worked
Clindamycin helps a little, not much.
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  1. Discussion: Rifampicin and Clindamycin
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  2. Discussion: Rifampicin and Clindamycin
    Hey there, i've tried the combo of Rifampicin and Dalacin i had taken them for 2 and a half months(2 times a day of both pills) and i must say that th... [More]
  3. Discussion: Rifampin and Clindamycin
    I was prescribed these drugs, but honestly, I really haven't been taken them. I feel apathetic towards antibiotics at this point, and to take two at t... [More]
  4. Discussion: Rifampin and Clindamycin
    I was on it for a month can't remember if I had my contacts then or not. It will turn our body fluid a orange color. I would think if you take your co... [More]
  5. Discussion: Rifampin and Clindamycin
    Hello, I am new to this. I was just diagnosed with this a few days ago. I am currently stage two. Reading other posts and seeing what other people ha... [More]