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Clindamycin Safety Information and Side Effects

Clindamycin Safety Information

Diarrhoea ( 241 reports)    ➢ More

Diarrhoea, Clostridium Difficile Colitis

This case suggests a potential Clindamycin Diarrhoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 84-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Clindamycin (dosage: NA) starting Jun 04, 2013. Soon after starting Clindamycin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Clostridium Difficile Colitis
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Clindamycin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Diarrhoea, may still occur.

Rash ( 141 reports)    ➢ More


Adverse event was reported on Mar 11, 2014 by a Female taking Clindamycin Hcl (Dosage: Unk) . Location: US , 80 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Clindamycin side effects: rash.

Nausea ( 105 reports)    ➢ More

Acute Hepatic Failure, Somnolence, Vomiting, Nausea, Jaundice

This Nausea problem was reported by a physician from DE. A 28-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): dental care.On Jan 09, 2014 a consumer started treatment with Clindamycin Hcl (dosage: Unk). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Clindamycin Hcl, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Acute Hepatic Failure
  • Somnolence
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Jaundice
The patient was hospitalized. Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Nausea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Pruritus ( 101 reports)    ➢ More

Pyrexia, Pruritus, Urticaria

A case of a 72-year-old patient (weight: NA) from JP was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Clindamycin Phosphate (dosage: 600 Mg, 3x/day) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Urief (4 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Renivace (2.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Crestor (2.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Vesicare (5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Pyrexia
    • Pruritus
    • Urticaria
    The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Clindamycin Phosphate could cause Pruritus and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Vomiting ( 78 reports)    ➢ More

    Acute Hepatic Failure, Somnolence, Vomiting, Nausea, Jaundice

    on Feb 03, 2014 a Female from DE , 28 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Clindamycin Hcl. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Clindamycin side effects: acute hepatic failure, somnolence, vomiting, nausea, jaundice. Clindamycin Hcl dosage: Unk. The patient was hospitalized.

    Common Clindamycin Side Effects

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    Diarrhoea (241)
    Rash (141)
    Nausea (105)
    Pruritus (101)
    Vomiting (78)
    Pyrexia (77)
    Clostridium Difficile Colitis (68)
    Dyspnoea (66)
    Urticaria (61)
    Erythema (59)
    Abdominal Pain Upper (58)
    Clostridial Infection (55)
    Renal Failure Acute (50)
    Dizziness (47)
    Abdominal Pain (46)
    Pain (45)
    Dysphagia (43)
    Dyspepsia (41)
    Headache (39)
    Hypersensitivity (38)
    Chest Pain (38)
    Asthenia (38)
    Rash Pruritic (35)
    Weight Decreased (35)
    Fatigue (34)
    Rash Erythematous (33)
    Malaise (33)
    Swelling Face (32)
    Angioedema (30)
    Pseudomembranous Colitis (30)
    Dysgeusia (29)
    International Normalised Ratio Increased (29)
    Oedema Peripheral (28)
    Dehydration (28)
    Chills (27)
    Hypotension (27)
    Pancytopenia (26)
    Rash Maculo-papular (25)
    Skin Exfoliation (25)
    Stevens-johnson Syndrome (25)
    Colitis (24)
    Abdominal Discomfort (23)
    Arthralgia (23)
    Abdominal Distension (22)
    Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (22)
    Pharyngeal Oedema (20)
    Haematochezia (20)
    Blister (20)
    Condition Aggravated (19)
    Gastrointestinal Disorder (19)

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