Clindamycin HCI is a prescription broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, mouth and bones caused by certain types of bacteria. It may also be prescribed to treat certain protozoan infections, such as toxoplasmosis and babesiosis. It works by stopping bacteria from producing proteins that encourage their growth and reproduction, stopping the spread of infection and allowing the body's immune system to kill the bacteria. Customers may receive this drug under the names Antirobe, Cleocin.
Clindamycin is an antibiotic that is used to treat susceptible soft tissue, dental, bone, and some protozoal infections.
Possible Side Effects
Minor gastrointestinal side effects such as vomiting and diarrhea have occurred.
Drug & Food Interactions
Interactions may occur with erythromycin or cyclosporine. Other interactions may occur so always tell your vet about any other medications/supplements the pet is taking prior to giving Clindamycin.
Do not give Clindamycin to pets who are allergic to it or similar antibiotics; consult your veterinarian if you're unsure if Clindamycin is right for your pet.
NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Antirobe, Cleocin.
Use according to your veterinarian's exact directions. If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If you miss a dose and it's nearly time for the next one, skip the dose you missed and continue the medication on schedule.
Store at controlled room temperatures between 68° - 77°F.
What is Clindamycin?
This is a lincosamide class of antibiotics that is given by mouth (orally). It is effective in the treatment of susceptible bacterial infections. It can also treat some protozoal infections.
What are the benefits of Clindamycin?
- Generic equivalent to Antirobe.
- Works well to treat susceptible bacterial infections including dental infections.
- Also treats some protozoal infections.
- Minimal side effects when used as directed.
How is this medication given?
Follow your veterinarians precise instructions regarding the use of Clindamycin.
This is an oral medication (given by mouth). Always complete the entire course of prescribed medication or the infection may recur or worsen.
Give directly by mouth followed by some water or with a small amount of food.
How does this medication work?
Clindamycin prevents vulnerable bacteria from producing proteins that are essential to their growth so bacteria can no longer grow.
What results can I expect?
Clindamycin is absorbed quickly through the digestive tract and can travel to multiple organs.
Susceptible bacterial/protozoal infections should be killed and your pet should start to feel better if Clindamycin is used as directed.
Infections may recur or worsen if the entire course of medication is not completed.
How to Order Your Pet’s Medications from Pasadena Pet Store
- Log into your account on pasadenapetstore.com and create your account if you are ordering any prescription items. This way, You can track all your previous history of orders with us including your pet, veterinarian information.
- Please allow us to contact your veterinarian and give us, Pasadena Pet Store, to obtain a prescription on your behalf by faxing a form to your vet or call to send us the prescription. All your vet needs to do is fill out the form We will be providing and fax them back to us.
- During the checkout, you will be asked to provide information about your animal(s) and your veterinarian. Please have the following information ready if you’re able:
- Your animal's name, species, date of birth and gender
- Any allergies your animal may have to medications
- Current listing of any medications your animal may be taking
- Your veterinarian's name, fax number, and phone number
- By Fax: Your vet can fax the prescription from his or her office to (626) 568-1115. If you have already placed an order, please have your vet reference the order number on the document.
*Faxed prescriptions must come from your veterinarian’s office. Please do not send such fax yourself. *
- By Phone: Veterinarian can approve your prescription over the phone by speaking with a Pasadena Pet Store pharmacist at (626) 568-1115.
- By Mail: You can mail the original written prescription (no photocopies, please) to:
Pasadena Pet Store / Pasadena Pets Hospital
2850 East Foothill Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91780
Please Note: If you have the original written prescription (or notarized copy of the prescription) – you must mail it to the pharmacy. Please do not email your prescription (if you have the original). We cannot accept prescriptions via email. All prescriptions remain on file at Pasadena Pet Store and are valid for one year (unless a shorter date is specified by the prescriber) or until the total quantity has been dispensed, whichever occurs first.
Prescriptions can only be dispensed as written by veterinarians. The prescription must be written for the specific medication and quantity you wish to order. Any changes will require a new prescription from your veterinarian.
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- You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase medications from Pasadena Pet Store
- The availability of medications may vary by state.
- We cannot ship any prescription medications to destinations outside of the United States nor non-approved state.
- You have to be an existing client or previous client, and existing client relationship with veterinarian is within 1 year.
- When ordering prescription items, you must FIRST log in or create an account to complete your order. We will not ship or fill any medicine without existing client relationship with us, nor without prescription.
- Prescriptions can only be dispensed as written by your veterinarian. The prescription must be written for the specific medication and quantity you wish to order. Any changes will require a new prescription from your veterinarian.
- Prescription products are generally shipped 24-72 hours after a valid prescription is received.
- Prescription items are NOT returnable – once they have shipped, we are unable to take them back.
- Prescriptions are filled for animal use only written by a doctor of veterinarian medicine licensed in the United States.
- No prescriptions will be filled for human use.
- When an order is placed, you may see a 'HOLD' on your bank card, however, we do not capture and collect funds until either the prescription is approved and processes or your over-the-counter products are shipped.
- Please use this link for proper methods of disposing unused medicine.