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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of clindamycin HCl Oral.

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Condition: Other
8/15/2014 10:31:46 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
2 before dental cleaning abt 10 am. About 230 pm my heart rate went up to 178-179 stayed that way for 6 minutes. bp 78/50. Calling my cardiologist when I bent over to pick my little dog up. As soon as I bent over my heart rate went down to 90. I've had 2 cardiac converts in the past but the last one was 18 years ago. May just be a coincident but I think it was a reaction to the medication. V ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/9/2014 9:55:56 PM

Reviewer: Anon1, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My dentist prescribed this for a tooth infection, prior to extraction. By day 2 I was overwhelmingly itchy, had a dry and swollen throat, felt sick all over and extremely tired. Pharmacist said it was an allergic reaction and to discontinue use immediately. I will not take a chance with this one again.

Condition: Other
8/5/2014 1:04:37 PM

Reviewer: Joe D, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had hip replacement this year. Now prescribed this prior to any medical procedure. Just had a teeth cleaning, took 600mg. WOW; Heartburn, Pains in stomach, gas, bloating. Sick as a dog.

Condition: Other
7/21/2014 3:51:27 PM

Reviewer: Nil, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Makes me groggy all day and evenings. My doctor gave me 150 mg x day/7 days until done for a wisdom tooth infection prior to extracting the tooth. It makes me want to sit down and go to sleep all day. I hope I do not have other side effects as shared there. My work cannot allow that to happen during my day.

Condition: Other
7/18/2014 9:37:25 PM

Reviewer: Pattiicakes, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have been throwing up since i started this medication

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