Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1% helps treat wounds, abscesses and staph infections for your cat or dog. What is Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1%? Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1% is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. It's used to treat a wide variety of infections in cats and dogs. What are the benefits of Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1%? Used for wounds, abscesses and infections in cats and dogs Absorbed orally Formulated for: Dogs and cats How is this medication given? Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1% is orally given. How does this medication work? Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1% is well distributed and penetrates bone, joints, pleura, peritoneal fluid, the heart, and abscesses. Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1% crosses the blood brain barrier and is present in the CNS at about 40% serum levels if there is concurrent meningeal inflammation. Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1% is well absorbed orally and is partially metabolized in the liver. It is excreted in urine, feces, and bile. What form(s) does Cimetidine come in? Topical lotion. Generic Name: Clindamycin Common Brand Name: Antirobe and Cleocin Dose and Administration: Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Uses: To treat bacterial and protozoal infections of various types in cats and dogs Possible Side Effects: Gastrointestinal upset including vomiting, diarrhea, and possibly bloody diarrhea. These side effects appear to be due to local GI irritation. Injectable clindamycin does not cause GI distress. Esophagitis, esophageal stricture, and hyper salivation. Drug and Food Interactions: Please talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs you are giving your pet before giving them Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1%. This medicine may increase the activity of neuromuscular blocking agents, may reduce levels of cyclosporine and should not be used in combination with erythromycin due to possible antagonism. This medicine should be given with food to minimize the possibility of esophageal injury. Precautions: Animals with severe kidney or liver dysfunction should be given this drug with caution and may need to receive a lower dose. Clindamycin crosses the placenta and is present in milk. Nursing puppies or kittens may develop diarrhea. Clostridial overgrowth with pseudomembranous colitis has been reported in humans. It has not been reported in dogs and cats. Clindamycin should not be used in horses due to the potential for diarrhea and C. difficil overgrowth. There are isolated reports of its use in very young foals for the treatment of susceptible osteomyelitis. Storage: Store at room temperature. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Clindamycin Topical Lotion 1%. Size: 60 mL.
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