Duration Of Use Of The Antibiotic Clindamycin?
, I want to ask beforehand that my toe has been cut by glass or broken glass, then the doctor gave me antibiotic B. CLINDAMYCINE. I have consumed it for almost 3 weeks, the wound is closed, just waiting to dry, but the doctor still gives the drug. the question is whether it needs to be consumed again for so long just waiting to return to normal? and will there be any side effects for so long? thx
Clindamycin is a macrolide class of antibiotics. Clindamycin can be used to treat many types of infections. However. Clindamycin is most often used to treat infections of the skin and its surroundings. Clindamycin can be given up to 2-4 times per day depending on the type of infection. The side effects of this drug are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, mold growth in the mouth, stomach pain, joint pain, allergic reactions, and so on. If you experience complaints when taking drugs, you should immediately report it to your doctor.
The length of time using Clindamycin depends on the type and how severe the infection is. In cases of pelvic inflammatory disease Clindamycin is given for at least 14 days. Acne treatment can also be given for months. Long-term use of Clindamycin should be closely monitored in patients who have liver problems because it will affect liver function or who have a history of gastrointestinal disorders such as colitis.
Thus the explanation from me, may be useful.