Gyne Lotrimin

Cleocin T Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Clindamycin is an antibiotic. Clindamycin topical prevents bacteria from growing on your skin.

Cleocin T Dosage

  • You should apply a thin film of gel, solution, or lotion to the affected area 2 times a day.
  • The safety and effectiveness of Cleocin T have not been established in children under 12 years of age.

Uses of Cleocin T

  • Cleocin-T is an antibiotic used to treat acne.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Cleocin T

Before taken Cleocin T medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Cleocin T. Side effects may include:

  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Peeling skin
  • Reddened skin
  • Skin dryness

Warnings and precautions before taking Cleocin T:

  • You should tell your doctor if you are allergic to clindamycin, tartrazine, or any other drugs.
  • You should tell your doctor what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, such as vitamins.
  • If you have or have ever had gastrointestinal, liver, or kidney disease, you should tell your doctor.
  • You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while you are using clindamycin.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking Cleocin T with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. You should not use other topical prescription or over-the-counter products on the same area at the same time unless directed to do so by your doctor. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Cleocin T with the other drugs.


After taken Cleocin T if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a clindamycin overdose include severe or bloody diarrhea along with abdominal pain.

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