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clindamycin HCl

Side Effects

List clindamycin HCl side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with clindamycin HCl:

Common side effects of clindamycin HCl:

  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of clindamycin HCl:

  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Redness of SkinSevere
  • Genital ItchingLess Severe
  • ThrushLess Severe
  • Yeast Infection of Vagina and VulvaLess Severe

Rare side effects of clindamycin HCl:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Pustular Eruptions on SkinSevere
  • Blockage of Normal Bile FlowSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Ulcers of EsophagusSevere
  • AzotemiaLess Severe
  • Discolored Spots and Small Elevations of the SkinLess Severe

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