Johns Hopkins HIV GuideBrand Names

Clindamycin

Edina Avdic, Pharm.D., Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
Pediatric Dosing Author: Alice Jenh Hsu, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
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INDICATIONS

FDA

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Alternative treatment of PCP in combination with primaquine
  • Alternative treatment of CNS toxoplasmosis in combination with pyrimethamine and leucovorin
  • MRSA skin and soft tissue infections
  • Necrotizing fasciitis including Fournier gangrene: may be considered in combination with other agents to decrease toxin production caused by MRSA, S. pyogenes, C. perfringens
  • Oral abscess in patients with PCN allergies
  • Acute bacterial sinusitis
  • Intrapartum prophylaxis for Group B strep; alternative to beta-lactam only if susceptibility testing is done
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Actinomycosis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Acute bacterial sinusitis
  • Non-severe malaria as part of alternative regimen, especially in pregnancy
  • Diphtheria
  • Alternative therapy for bebesiosis in combination with quinine

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Last updated: July 9, 2018

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