MOA: Clindamycin inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to the 23S RNA of the 50S subunit of the ribosome. Clindamycin is bacteriostatic.
Drug Label Information | Brands:
Brands of Clindamycin in Kenya
Clindar-B®, Wallace Pharmaceuticals PVT Limited
Clindacin®, Flamingo Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Dacillin® ,Life Sciences PVT. Ltd
Clindamycin was first made in 1966 or 1967.It is on the Kenya Essential Medicines List , which lists the most effective ,cost effective and safe medicines needed in a health system in Kenya.
Clindamycin is indicated in the treatment of serious infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated organisms in the conditions listed below:
- clindamycin decreases effects of BCG vaccine live by pharmacodynamic antagonism.
- clindamycin decreases effects of typhoid vaccine live by pharmacodynamic antagonism
- clindamycin increases effects of Neuromascular Junction Blockers by pharmacodynamic synergism.
- nitazoxanide, clindamycin.
Either increases levels of the other by Mechanism: plasma protein binding competition
Adverse Drug Effects of Clindamycin
- Abdominal pain
- Fungal overgrowth
- Pseudomembranous colitis
You can get Cindamycin at Registered chemist near you