Generic Cleocin T is highly appreciated among the patient for treating bacterial infections. This medicine is not effective against viral infections. When the patient takes this medicine, it inhibits the growth of the bacteria that causes infections in the body.
For getting desired result that too within set time-frame, the patient should neither take more medicine not should miss the recommended dose. There are chances that this generic drug might interact with some other medicines and can cause serious side effects. Therefore, the patient should always tell to the doctor in case they are using any other medicine. Also, they feel any unusual changes in the body after the intake of the medicine, and then they should tell to the doctor without any delay.
Generic Cleocin T is available under different brand names such as Daclin, Lincocin, Dalacin, Acanya, and many more.
Generic Cleocin T should be kept away from the reach of children and pets. The medicine should be stored at room temperature that varies from 15-30 degree centigrade. This medicine should be protected from light, heat and moisture. Medicine should be checked for the expiry date before its use.
Generic Cleocin T contains clindamycin hydrochloride as active ingredient. The various inactive ingredients present in the tablet of generic Cleocin T are corn starch; FD&C blue no. 1, gelatine, lactose, magnesium stearate, talc and titanium dioxide.
Mechanism of action:
Generic Cleocin T works by inhibiting bacterial growth that causes infections in the body. This is mainly done by stopping the production of protein. In absence of protein, bacteria do not survive.
Generic Cleocin T is used for treating bacterial infections.
Some of the side effects exhibited by the patient after the intake of generic Cleocin T are:
Change in the amount of urine
Vaginal yeast infection
White patches in the mouth
This is not the complete list all side effects. In addition to this, in case if the patient feels any other unusual changes then they should contact to the doctor.
Some of the drugs that might interact with generic Cleocin T are:
Vaccine that contain live bacteria (typhoid, BCG)
This is not the complete list of drug interactions. The patient should always keep a list of all drugs that they are using and share it with the doctor when they meet them. The recommended dose should not be increased or decreased by the patient without consulting to the doctor.
Generic Cleocin T should be taken by the patient based on the body weight, severity of the condition and response of the treatment by the user. The patient can take the medicine orally along with or without food. This medicine should be taken by the patient at an interval of 6 hours four times in a day.
If the patient misses the dose, it should be taken as soon as remembered. However, if it is time for the next dose, then the patient should skip the missed dose and take the dose as per their planning. In any case, the patient should not take any extra medicine or double the dose to balance for the missed one.
In case the patient suspects for the overdose of the medicine, then they should consult to the doctor immediately.
Before taking generic Cleocin T or clindamycin, the patient should tell to the doctor if they are allergic to this medicine or any ingredients of the medicine.
The medicine might pass to the breast milk of the breast-feeding patient and harm the infant. Therefore, such patient should consult to the doctor before taking medicine.
In case, the patient has any medical record of disease related to liver, kidney, intestine, etc. then they should tell to the doctor prior taking generic Cleocin T.
Older patients can get side effects of the medicine quickly such as persistent diarrhoea. Hence, the patient should give proper care while using the medicine.