My Account
Errors:

Clindamycin

Starts $0.99 $0.79 per tablet
Ships in one business day or less
1
Select a Tablet Size:
25mg Tablets #11112
$0.99
$0.79
150mg Capsule #10350
$1.58
$1.26
Starts $0.99 $0.79 per tablet
Ships in one business day or less
Please select all product options.
2
Enter Quantity:
Quantity
Please select all product options.
Product Info
How to Use
Ingredients
Customer Reviews
Q&A
Product Info
What is Clindamycin?

Clindamycin is an antibiotic used to treat soft tissue, dental, and bone infections caused by susceptible strains of bacteria. Clindamycin requires a prescription from your veterinarian and is sold per tablet or per capsule.

For:

Cats and Dogs

Benefits:
  • Effectively treats a wide variety of bacterial infections
  • Treats soft tissue infections
  • Treats bone and dental infections
How it Works:

Clindamycin fights infections caused by susceptible bacteria. Clindamycin works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Cautions:

Antibiotics can cause diarrhea. If the diarrhea is watery or has blood in it, call your veterinarian. Do not use any medication to stop the diarrhea unless instructed by your veterinarian.

Brand Name:

Antirobe (Pharmacia and Upjohn), Antirobe Aquadrops (Pharmacia and Upjohn), Cleocin (Pharmacia)

Generic Name:

Clindamycin (klin-da-my'-sin)

What is Clindamycin:

Clindamycin is an antibiotic that fights bacterial infections in the body. It is used to treat serious infections. Clindamycin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this guide.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Clindamycin to my pet:

Do not use this medication if your pet is allergic to clindamycin or lincomycin (Bactramycin, L-Mycin, Lincocin). Do not give clindamycin together with erythromycin (E-Mycin, E.E.S., Ery-Tab, and others). Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney disease, liver disease, colitis, asthma, eczema, or allergic skin reaction. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.

How should this medication be given:

Give this medication exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian. Do not give in larger amounts, or give for longer than recommended by your veterinarian. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink. Give this medication for the entire length of time prescribed by your veterinarian. Symptoms may get better before the infection is fully treated. Periodic blood testing will be necessary. Kidney and liver function may also need to be tested. Prior to any surgery on your pet, let your veterinarian know if your pet is still taking clindamycin. Store clindamycin at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss giving a dose:

Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and give the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose of the medication.

What should I avoid while giving Clindamycin to my pet:

Antibiotics can cause diarrhea. If the diarrhea is watery or has blood in it, call your veterinarian. Do not use any medication to stop the diarrhea unless your veterinarian has told you to do so.

What other drugs will affect Clindamycin:

There may be other drugs that can affect clindamycin. Tell your veterinarian about all prescription and over-the-counter medications you give your pet including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.

Where can I get more information:

Your pharmacist has information written for health professionals that you can read.

Call your veterinarian for medical advice about any side effects to your pet. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How to Use
Directions:
  • Clindamycin is a prescription antibiotic used in the treatment of serious infections such as soft tissue infections, dental infections, and bone infections.
  • Give this medication the entire length of time prescribed by your veterinarian. Symptoms may get better before the infection is fully treated.
Tip:

Antibiotics can cause diarrhea. If the diarrhea is watery or has blood in it, call your veterinarian. Do not use any medication to stop the diarrhea unless your veterinarian has told you to do so.

Dosage:
Dogs:
Weight
Dosage
All weights
The usual dose for dogs is 2.5mg-15mg per pound every 12 hours for a maximum of 28 days
Cats:
Weight
Dosage
All weights
The usual dose for cats is 5mg-15mg per pound once every 24 hours
Horses:
Do not use!
Storage:

Clindamycin should be stored at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Ingredients
Clindamycin 25 mg Capsules:
Ingredients
Clindamycin Hydrochloride
25 mg
Clindamycin 150 mg Capsules:
Ingredients
Clindamycin Hydrochloride
150 mg
Customer Reviews
Q&A
Live Chat Share Website Feedback
Name:
Email:
Phone:
Feedback: