Bactrim vs Clindamycin for Acne

Bactrim
(Rx)
Clindamycin
(Rx)
Bactrim is an antibiotic.
Clindamycin is a vaginal product and an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.8
Concern level
2.5
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.4
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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July 30, 1973
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
38,477 Discussions
30,240 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#3 for Acne
#4 for MRSA
#8 for Ear Infection
Bactrim is prescribed for Infection, UTI, Acne and MRSA and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for MRSA
Clindamycin is prescribed for Acne and Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bac
Allergy
10
Fever
4
Nausea
3
Tiredness
3
Diarrhea
2
Headaches
2
Vomiting
2
Anxiety
1
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Cli
Allergy
6
Diarrhea
4
Nausea
2
Depression
1
Headaches
1
Stomach Pain
1
Colitis
1
Heartburn
1
Anxiety
1
Vomiting
1
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Allergy
Bac
Cli
10
6
Fever
Bac
Cli
4
0
Nausea
Bac
Cli
3
2
Tiredness
Bac
Cli
3
0
Diarrhea
Bac
Cli
2
4
Headaches
Bac
Cli
2
1
Vomiting
Bac
Cli
2
1
Anxiety
Bac
Cli
1
1
Dizziness
Bac
Cli
1
0
Insomnia
Bac
Cli
1
0
Allergy
Cli
Bac
6
10
Diarrhea
Cli
Bac
4
2
Nausea
Cli
Bac
2
3
Depression
Cli
Bac
1
0
Headaches
Cli
Bac
1
2
Stomach Pain
Cli
Bac
1
0
Colitis
Cli
Bac
1
0
Heartburn
Cli
Bac
1
0
Anxiety
Cli
Bac
1
1
Vomiting
Cli
Bac
1
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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D Category D
Before taking Bactrim during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Bactrim and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Clindamycin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 80-400 mg/5 mL, 400-80 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 40-200 mg/5 mL, 200-40 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 400-80 mg, 800-160 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
Clindamycin Phosphate, Clindamycin Hcl, Clindamycin Palmitate Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bactrim and Clindamycin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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