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CLEOCIN® Vaginal Ovules (clindamycin)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules are indicated for 3-day treatment of bacterial vaginosis in non-pregnant women. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies of CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules in pregnant women.

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The recommended dose is one CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovule (containing clindamycin phosphate equivalent to 100 mg clindamycin per 2.5 g suppository) intravaginally per day, preferably at bedtime, for 3...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules are contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to clindamycin, lincomycin, or any of the components of this vaginal suppository. CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules are also...

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WARNINGS

Pseudomembranous colitis has been reported with nearly all antibacterial agents, including clindamycin, and may range in severity from mild to life-threatening. Orally and parenterally...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Clinical Trials

In clinical trials, 3 (0.5%) of 589 nonpregnant women who received treatment with CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules discontinued therapy due to...

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OVERDOSAGE

Vaginally applied clindamycin phosphate contained in CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules could be absorbed in sufficient amounts to produce systemic effects. (See WARNINGS and...

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DESCRIPTION

Clindamycin phosphate is a water-soluble ester of the semisynthetic antibiotic produced by a 7(S)-chloro-substitution of the 7(R)-hydroxyl group of the parent antibiotic lincomycin. The chemical name for...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Mechanism of Action

Clindamycin is an antibacterial drug (See

Pharmacokinetics

Systemic absorption of clindamycin...

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HOW SUPPLIED

CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules are supplied as follows:

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Cleocin® Vaginal Ovules
(clindamycin phosphate vaginal suppositories)

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

How do I use CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules?

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Cleocin® Vaginal Ovules
(clindamycin phosphate vaginal suppositories)

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

How do I use CLEOCIN Vaginal Ovules?

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FOR INTRAVAGINAL USE ONLY

MICROBIOLOGY

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