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Generic: clindamycin vaginal
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It is used to treat vaginal infections caused by certain bacteria
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not start to get better in a few days.

Do not use tampons or douches while using this medicine. Do not have sex until you have finished your treatment. Having sex can make the treatment less effective.
After you finish treatment, do not use latex condoms for three days. There may still be some medicine in the vagina. This can damage the latex and make the condom less effective at preventing pregnancy.

Your clothing may get soiled. To help prevent reinfection, wear freshly washed cotton, not synthetic, underwear.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • diarrhea that is watery or severe
  • fever or chills, sore throat
  • increased thirst
  • itching of the vaginal or genital area
  • pain during sexual intercourse
  • stomach pain or cramps
  • thick white vaginal discharge
  • unusual bleeding or bruising

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • nausea, vomiting

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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