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infection is the colonization of a host (biology) organisms by Parasitism species. Infecting parasites seek to use the host's resource...
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Prednisone 12,724 Amoxicillin 11,868 Cipro 11,524
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Vancomycin
Other name: Cleocin (Cleocin)
Other name: Vancocin (Vancocin)
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Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ...
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Vancomycin International Nonproprietary Name is a glycopeptide antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria. It has traditionally been reserved as a drug of last resort|drug of "last resort", used only ...
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Hyperpigmentation
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Stomach Problems
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Dizzy
3
Bloating
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Weight Gain
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Paranoia
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Spotting
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Vaginal Discharge
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Bipolar Disorder
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Stomach Cramps
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Hearing Loss
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Bloating
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Weight Gain
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Tinnitus
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Dizzy
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Kidney Failure
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Loss Of Appetite
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Blood Clots
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Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ...
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Vancomycin International Nonproprietary Name is a glycopeptide antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria. It has traditionally been reserved as a drug of last resort|drug of "last resort", used only ...
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you use linezolid you can use clindamycin on rare...
" ...mild or severe, vancomycin is always the drug of choice. if pt is ...you can use clindamycin... "

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as a precaution for infection. Again, no problems....
" ...penicllin, too, and had the vancomycin alternative. No problems. However, when I ...I had to take a dose of clindamycin as a precaution for infection. Again, no problems. The dentist said... "

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in treating clindamycin-induced C. difficile infection...
" while both oritavancin and vancomycin were effective in treating clindamycin-induced C. difficile infection in the model, only oritavancin appeared active against the spore forms of the bacteria,... "

clindamycin and it was the worst experience of my life. I...
" ...for c. Diff, get some probiotics, kefir etc. I hope you feel better. If the c diff test is positive you might need to go on vancomycin. I got prescribed clindamycin and it was the worst... "

BUT I'm allergic to penicillin, clindamycin previously made...
" ...will administer IV abx at home BUT I'm allergic to penicillin, clindamycin previously made me itchy and vancomycin made my skin burn when it was given to... "

waiting they put me on oral clindamycin. It was fine until...
" ...vancomycin so waiting to see infectious disease doc tomorrow. But in the last week my entire lower back is horribly swollen like it was before but now the incision is closed up. But it sure seems ... "

and clindamycin but the best drugs to treat...
" ...MRSA abscess can be treated by sulfa drugs,tetracyclines and clindamycin but the best drugs to treat MRSA are VANCOMYCIN or TEICOPLANIN. In your case,you should wait. In case... "

a really bad allergic reaction to vancomycin , and a friend...
" ...really bad allergic reaction to vancomycin , and a ...clindamycin phosphate lotion for my acne. I really want to ...so my question is, Does vancomycin and clind... "

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in allergic patients include clindamycin or vancomycin...
" ...penicillin: Oxacillin, nafcillin, or cefazolin). Other options in allergic patients include clindamycin or vancomycin Staphylococci infections may at times be difficult to differentiate... "

clindamycin and it was the worst experience of my life. I...
" ...hope you feel better. If the c diff test is positive you'll probably need to go on vancomycin. I got prescribed clindamycin and it was the worst experience of my life. I had to live... "

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