Skip to content

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

    Overall User Ratings

    764 Total User Reviews

    User Reviews

    «Previous 401-405 of 496 Next»
    Condition: Other
    9/2/2008 10:35:14 AM

    Reviewer: IrishWhiskey7, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Pharyngitis-nasty swelling & potential abscess. Into 4th day of treatment and swelling is almost gone. no side-fx to date.

    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

    «Previous 401-405 of 496 Next»

    Ask the pharmacist

    Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
    See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

    Ask a Question

    Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

    disciplining a boy
    Types, symptoms, causes.
    fruit drinks
    Eat these to think better.
    embarrassed woman
    Do you feel guilty after eating?
    diabetes supply kit
    Pack and prepare.
    handful of vegetables and vitamins
    Diet tips and mistakes.
    birth control pills
    Which kind is right for you?
    Remember your finger
    Are you getting more forgetful?
    sticky notes on face
    10 tips to clear your brain fog.
    Close up of eye
    12 reasons you're distracted.
    Trainer demonstrating exercise for RA
    Exercises for your joints.
    apple slices with peanut butter
    What goes best with workouts?
    woman having a good day
    Revitalize your life.

    Newsletters

    Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

    • WebMD Daily

      WebMD Daily

      Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

    • Men's Health

      Men's Health

      Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

    • Women's Health

      Women's Health

      Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

    By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of WebMD subscriptions at any time.

    WebMD the app

    Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

    Find Out More
    IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

    The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

    Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.