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Clindamycin (Cleocin)

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Clindamycin  (Cleocin)

What is the Generic Name for Cleocin?


What is the Trade Name for Clindamycin?


What are the Indications of Clindamycin (Cleocin)?

  • Skin infections
  • Respiratory tract infections
  • Septicemia
  • Intra-abdominal infections
  • Osteomyelitis

What are the Actions of Clindamycin (Cleocin)?

Inhibits protein synthesis

What is the Therapeutic Class of Clindamycin (Cleocin)?


What is the Pharmacologic Class of Clindamycin (Cleocin)?


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Date Published - Feb 24, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 26, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.