Clindamycin vs Tetracycline

Clindamycin
(Rx)
Tetracycline
Clindamycin is a vaginal product and an antibiotic.
Tetracycline is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.4
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
30,259 Discussions
27,651 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Rosacea
#4 for Lyme
Our data suggest that Tetracycline is taken for Acne, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is approved for Infection.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cli
Allergy
10
Diarrhea
7
Nausea
3
Depression
2
Headaches
2
Stomach Pain
2
Colitis
2
Heartburn
1
Anxiety
1
Vomiting
1
Tet
Depression
3
Nausea
3
Sun Sensitivity
2
Stomach Problems
1
Dizziness
1
Tooth Discoloration
1
Joint Pain
1
Kidney Disease
1
Bloating
1
Sore Throat
1
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Clindamycin
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Allergy
Cli
Tet
10
0
Diarrhea
Cli
Tet
7
0
Nausea
Cli
Tet
3
3
Depression
Cli
Tet
2
3
Headaches
Cli
Tet
2
0
Stomach Pain
Cli
Tet
2
0
Colitis
Cli
Tet
2
0
Heartburn
Cli
Tet
1
0
Anxiety
Cli
Tet
1
0
Vomiting
Cli
Tet
1
0
Depression
Tet
Cli
3
2
Nausea
Tet
Cli
3
3
Sun Sensitivity
Tet
Cli
2
0
Stomach Problems
Tet
Cli
1
0
Dizziness
Tet
Cli
1
0
Tooth Discoloration
Tet
Cli
1
0
Joint Pain
Tet
Cli
1
0
Kidney Disease
Tet
Cli
1
0
Bloating
Tet
Cli
1
0
Sore Throat
Tet
Cli
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Clindamycin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be altered.
Ingredients
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Clindamycin Phosphate , Clindamycin Hcl , Clindamycin Palmitate Hcl
Tetracycline
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clindamycin and Tetracycline: 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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