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Clindamycin vs Vancomycin

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Other name: Cleocin (Cleocin)
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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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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 si...
" ...is mild or severe, vancomycin is always the drug of choice. if pt is allergic ...use linezolid you... "

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

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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,... "

lindamycin and it was the worst experience of my life. I h...
" ...bad stuff. If the diarrhea persists, get tested 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... "

I'm allergic to penicillin, clindamycin previously made me...
" ...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... "

aiting they put me on oral clindamycin. It was fine until t...
" ...developed a horrible staff infection after level. 4 360 spinal fusion. An have a picc line in I developed a allergic reaction due to vancomycin so waiting to see infectious disease doc tomorrow.... "

ndamycin but the best drugs to treat MRSA ar...
" ...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...
" ...had a really bad allergic reaction to vancomycin , and a friend of ...clindamycin phosphate lotion for my acne. I really want to ...afraid to.. so my question is, Does... "

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

lindamycin and it was the worst experience of my life. I h...
" ...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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