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

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Condition: Other
8/29/2008 8:34:44 PM

Reviewer: hamchuck72, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Prescribed for a severe abscess in my jaw- I started out with a lump over a 1/2 inch in diameter, hot and painful. After two days on this, it was practically gone. I was worried, reading about people's side effects here, so I was very careful about taking it- I'd drink practically a whole liter of water with each pill, made sure I ate at least 6 oz. of yogurt with active cultures each day, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/25/2008 1:40:18 PM

Reviewer: Momof3boys, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took 12 of the 28 pills and stopped! I had stomach pain and soft stools that resulted in a terrible rash and bleeding! About four days after stoping I have developed this massive out break of acne over my chest, neck and face! I still have soft stools and pain 7 days after stopping but it seems to be getting a little better. Hopefully I will not take weeks to months to get better like others ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/17/2008 5:01:21 PM

Reviewer: unk, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My son was prescribed this medication for bites and scratches he sustained during a dog attack. After 3 days he began experiencing heartburn and what he described as "feeling like he was swallowing air" He could not sleep and overall felt very bad and lethargic. I would not recommend this drug to anyone and immediately stopped giving the meds to my so n.

Condition: Other
8/17/2008 12:54:11 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
clindamycin was prescribed to treat dental abcess, after amoxicillin didn't relieve pain, inflammation. took clindamycin for 3 days, symptoms mostly relieved but then I stopped taking it when I experienced bloating, acid/refux some nausea, and, most worrisome, some difficulty breathing. My dentist did advise me to stop the med if I had stomach problems. After reading the previous reviews, I& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/16/2008 10:21:09 AM

Reviewer: JTN, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After reading all of the horror stories I was very wary about this drug. After taking 3 pills daily for 14 days I can only say it works for me. I took care to take the pills with either food or milk to ease any stomach problems. I ate a some yogurt daily to keep the colon happy. The only discomfort I have had is a kind of sour stomach at times. Nothing too bad, just annoying. The medicine he ... Show Full Comment

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