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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of clindamycin HCl oral.

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9/18/2014 1:30:25 AM

Reviewer: wolfinator, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I'm writing this for my boyfriend who was just prescribed it today by his primary doctor. He'd had a tooth extracted yesterday and dentist found out it was infected but didn't prescribe any antibiotics so our primary doctor did. He took one dose with dinner, 10 minutes later he broke out in a cold sweat, 15 minutes after dose he ran for bathroom vomiting. He tried to lay down and 5 mi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/13/2014 11:45:03 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I was given this med for dental problem. After taking one pill at 150 mg. it became very difficult to swallow,feels like sand paper throat and painful to swallow. Also caused terrible heartburn. Stopped after the one pill, it is now two days later and throat still is painful although getting better. I think there are more people that have problems with this med than not. Would advise to skip this ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/26/2014 9:39:23 PM

Reviewer: Devin, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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Taking Clindamycin 300mg every 6 hours for 10 days due to an infection in my calf caused by a brown recluse spider bite. I had surgery to have the infection removed & am only on day 2 of the drugs & I feel absolutely horrible. My stomach & back feel a constant stabbing & I am always nauseous. I have a fairly strong stomach but I am always dry heaving & gagging. I have a terribl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/25/2014 10:18:29 AM

Reviewer: xena, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

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Was having dental work done and told to start the day before procedure. It took about 6 days before I got diarrhea and upset stomach but since I only had a couple of days to go I took the rest. Two weeks later I still have bowel issues and am going to see my gp. Took this because of allergies to amox. and sulfa drugs.

Condition: Other
8/15/2014 10:31:46 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
2 before dental cleaning abt 10 am. About 230 pm my heart rate went up to 178-179 stayed that way for 6 minutes. bp 78/50. Calling my cardiologist when I bent over to pick my little dog up. As soon as I bent over my heart rate went down to 90. I've had 2 cardiac converts in the past but the last one was 18 years ago. May just be a coincident but I think it was a reaction to the medication. V ... Show Full Comment

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