Clindesse (Clindamycin Phosphate)
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Clindamycin Phosphate Information
(klin'' da mye' sin)
Before using vaginal clindamycin,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to clindamycin, lincomycin (Lincocin), or any other medications
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention erythromycin (E.E.S., E-Mycin, Erythrocin, others). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had inflammatory bowel disease (IBD; condition in which the lining of all or part of the intestine is swollen, irritated, or has sores) or severe diarrhea caused by an antibiotic. Your doctor may tell you not to use vaginal clindamycin.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had any other medical condition.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
- you should know that certain ingredients in vaginal clindamycin may weaken latex or rubber contraceptive devices such as condoms and vaginal diaphragms. Do not use these devices during your treatment and for at least 72 hours after your treatment with most vaginal clindamycin products. If you are using Clindesse® brand vaginal gel, you should not use these devices for at least 5 days after your treatment.
- if you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using vaginal clindamycin.
- you should know that you should not have vaginal intercourse or use vaginal products such as tampons or douches during your treatment with vaginal clindamycin.
- white patches in the mouth
- thick, white vaginal discharge
- burning, itching, and swelling of the vagina
- burning, painful urination
- vaginal pain
- back pain
- stomach pain or cramping
- watery or bloody stools
- difficulty breathing or swallowing