Dalacin-C (Clindamycin Phosphate)
What is Dalacin-C (Clindamycin Phosphate) used for?
Dalacin-C (Clindamycin Phosphate) is a type of antibiotic, which is used to treat various bacterial infections, such as those affecting the lungs, blood, skin, internal organs and elsewhere in the body. This medication is in a class of drugs known as lincomycin antibiotics, which treat infections by fighting the bacteria that cause infections.
How should I use Dalacin-C (Clindamycin Phosphate)?
Dalacin-C (Clindamycin Phosphate) comes in the form of capsules, which should be taken by mouth. Your physician may tell you to take them 3 to 4 times per day, however it is important to note that the dosage varies for each patient, depending on the condition being treated, and you should follow the instructions provided to you by your physician. Continue taking this medication until you have finished the entire prescribed amount unless told to do otherwise by your physician.
What are the side effects of Dalacin-C (Clindamycin Phosphate)?
Dalacin-C (Clindamycin Phosphate) may cause side effects, such as:
Consult your physician if you notice any side effects when taking this medication.
In rare cases, this medication may cause Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, which may occur during treatment, or sometimes weeks or months after you have finished treatment. Consult your physician immediately if you notice persistent diarrhea, stomach cramps or bloody stools.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Dalacin-C (Clindamycin Phosphate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.