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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Colitis
  • Frequent yeast infections
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Cleocin to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

Overdose Information

It is not clear what exactly to expect from a Cleocin overdose. If you happen to take too much of this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Clindamycin Overdose to learn more.)

How Should Cleocin Be Stored?

Most Cleocin products should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children. Refer to the storage directions for your particular product. Notably, Cleocin Pediatric oral solution (liquid) should be stored at room temperature, not under refrigeration, as it becomes too thick when chilled.
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