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Cleocin is used for treating serious infections caused by certain bacteria.
Cleocin (Clindamycin)Drug Uses
Cleocin is used for treating serious infections caused by certain bacteria. It is not used to treat meningitis.How to use
Use Cleocin as directed by your doctor.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Cleocin is a lincomycin antibiotic. Cleocin kills sensitive bacteria by stopping the production of essential proteins needed by the bacteria to survive.Missed Dose
If you miss a dose of Cleocin, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.Storage
Store Cleocin at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) in a tightly closed container. Brief periods at temperatures of 59 to 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) are permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Cleocin out of the reach of children and away from pets.