Pharmacology & Brands Available:
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 used primarily to treat anaerobic infections caused by susceptible anaerobic bacteria, including dental infections,and infections of the respiratory tract, skin, and soft tissue, and peritonitis.
- 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