clindamycin


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clin·da·my·cin

 (klĭn′də-mī′sĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic antibiotic, C18H33ClN2O5S, derived from lincomycin and active against gram-positive bacteria.

[Alteration and blend of chloro- and lincomycin (with d perhaps from deoxy-).]
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clindamycin

(ˌklɪndəˈmaɪsɪn)
n
(Medicine) an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
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clindamycin

n clindamicina
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A total of 266 patients were assigned to receive oral clindamycin, 263 to receive oral trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX), and 257 to receive matching placebo for 10 days after the lesions were incised and drained.
The findings showed that adults and children, who have abscesses five centimeters or smaller in diameter have higher cure rates and when the abscess is drained in combination with antibiotic treatment, either trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX or Bactrim) or clindamycin, it helped in frequently preventing recurrence of infection.
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