II. Indications

  1. Peritonitis
  2. Anaerobic Bacteria infection

III. Activity spectrum

IV. Adverse Effects

V. Directions

  1. May take with or without food

VI. Dosing: Child

  1. Preterm Infant
    1. Intravenous: 15 mg/kg/day IV divided tid
  2. Term Infant and Child
    1. Intravenous: 20-40 mg/kg/day IV divided q6-8 hours
    2. Oral: 8-20 mg/kg/day divided tid to qid

VII. Dosing: Adult

  1. Oral: 150-450 mg PO qid
  2. Intramuscular: up to 600 mg PO q8 hours
  3. Intravenous: 600 to 900 mg IV q8 hours

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Cost: Medications

clindamycin (on 5/17/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Survey of pharmacy drug pricing)
CLINDAMYCIN 2% VAGINAL CREAM Generic $1.92 per gram
CLINDAMYCIN 75 MG/5 ML SOLN Generic $0.31 per ml
CLINDAMYCIN HCL 150 MG CAPSULE Generic $0.12 each
CLINDAMYCIN HCL 300 MG CAPSULE Generic $0.25 each
CLINDAMYCIN PEDIATR 75 MG/5 ML Generic $0.31 per ml
CLINDAMYCIN PEDIATRIC 75 MG/5 ML Generic $0.31 per ml
CLINDAMYCIN PH 1% GEL Generic $1.76 per gram
CLINDAMYCIN PH 1% SOLUTION Generic $0.76 per ml
CLINDAMYCIN PHOS 1% PLEDGET Generic $0.31 each
CLINDAMYCIN PHOSP 1% LOTION Generic $1.33 per ml
CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE 1% FOAM Generic $4.51 per gram
CLINDAMYCIN-BENZOYL PEROX 1-5% Generic $5.22 per gram
cleocin (on 6/1/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Survey of pharmacy drug pricing)
CLEOCIN 75 MG/5 ML GRANULES Generic $0.31 per ml

Ontology: Clindamycin (C0008947)

Definition (CHV) an antibacterial drug
Definition (CHV) an antibacterial drug
Definition (NCI) A semisynthetic broad spectrum antibiotic produced by chemical modification of the parent compound lincomycin. Clindamycin dissociates peptidyl-tRNA from the bacterial ribosome, thereby disrupting bacterial protein synthesis. (NCI04)
Definition (MSH) An antibacterial agent that is a semisynthetic analog of LINCOMYCIN.
Concepts Antibiotic (T195) , Carbohydrate (T118)
MSH D002981
SnomedCT 370443009, 332356004, 372786004, 58883005
LNC LP15427-5, MTHU006899
English 7 Chloro 7 deoxylincomycin, 7-Chloro-7-deoxylincomycin, Chlolincocin, Chlorlincocin, Clindamycin, L-threo-alpha-D-galacto-Octopyranoside, methyl 7-chloro-6,7,8-trideoxy-6-(((1-methyl-4-propyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)carbonyl)amino)-1-thio-, (2S-trans)-, Clindamycin [skin], Clindamycin [Chemical/Ingredient], clindamicin, CLINDAMYCIN, Clindamycin product (product), Clindamycin [skin] (product), clindamycin, Clindamicin, Clindamycin product, Clindamycin (product), Clindamycin (substance), Clindamycin [skin] (substance)
Swedish Klindamycin
Czech klindamycin
Finnish Klindamysiini
Japanese クリンダマイシン
Italian 7-Cloro7-deossi lincomicina, Clindamicina
Polish Klindamycyna
Spanish producto con clindamicina (producto), clindamicina (uso dermatológico) (producto), clindamicina (uso dermatológico), producto con clindamicina, clindamicina (piel) (producto), clindamicina (piel), clindamicina (producto), clindamicina (sustancia), clindamicina, Clindamicina
French Clindamycine
German Clindamycin
Portuguese Clindamicina

Ontology: Cleocin (C0699673)

Concepts Antibiotic (T195) , Carbohydrate (T118)
MSH D002981
English cleocin, Cleocin