Clindum 600 MG Injection
Clindum 600 MG Injection is an antibiotic used to treat numerous bacterial infections like pneumonia, strep throat, pelvic inflammatory disease, middle ear infections, bone or joint infections, endocarditis among others.
Clindum 600 MG Injection belongs to a lincosamide class of antibiotics and works by blocking bacteria from synthesising protein. This medication should be used to treat bacterial infections only and not against viruses, such as for common cold or flu.
Common side effects of Clindum 600 MG Injection includes diarrhoea, jaundice, nausea, rashes on skin, urinating less than usual or not at all, pain at the site of injection, fever, body aches, unusual bleeding or easy bruising. If the side effects are more severe or persistent it is advisable to consult a doctor and discontinue the medication.
It is advised to avoid taking Clindum 600 MG Injection if –
- You suffer from gastrointestinal diseases.
- You are allergic to lincosamides
- You have asthma, a liver disease, eczema, Crohn’s disease, or an intestinal disease.
- You are breastfeeding a baby.
Clindum 600 MG Injection may interact with other medications and might alter the way the medicine works. Ensure that your doctor is aware of all your other medications before prescribing you with a dose of Clindum 600 MG Injection. Clindum 600 MG Injection is generally safe during pregnancy, but consult a doctor before taking it.
Lower Respiratory Tract InfectionClindum 600 MG Injection is used in the treatment of lower respiratory tract infection like bronchitis, pneumonia caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Skin And Structure InfectionClindum 600 MG Injection is used to treat skin and structure infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes.
Intra-Abdominal InfectionsClindum 600 MG Injection is used in the treatment of intra-abdominal infections caused by Helicobacter pylori, Staphylococci and Streptococci.
Gynecological InfectionsClindum 600 MG Injection is used in the treatment of gynecological infections like vulvitis, vaginitis caused by Streptococcus, Gardnerella, and Staphylococcus.
Bone And Joint InfectionsClindum 600 MG Injection is used in the treatment of bone and joint infections like Osteomyelitis caused by Staphylococci and Streptococci species.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this injection lasts for about of 6 to 8 hours.
What is the onset of action?The top effect of this medication can be observed in 1 to 3 hours after an intramuscular administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using it.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women. Please visit your doctor before using it.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Clindum 600 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsThe missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Clindum 600 MG Injection belongs to the class lincosamide. It works by binding to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome thus inhibits the protein synthesis in the bacteria and stops the growth of the bacteria.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
GentamicinCombined usage of these medicines may increase the risk of kidney injury. Any symptoms of changes in urine output, swelling, and weight gain etc., should be reported to the doctor. An adequate hydration should be maintained to prevent dehydration. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Ethinyl EstradiolThe desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision.
Cholera VaccineAvoid cholera vaccine if the patient has taken Clindum 600 MG Injection within 14 days before vaccination. Usage of other antibiotics and vaccines should be reported to the doctor.
Interaction with Disease
DiseasePatients suffering from Gastrointestinal Diseases and Impaired liver or kidney function should exercise caution while using this injection.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
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