Review: could Clindamycin cause Rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,043 people who take Clindamycin. Among them, 53 have Rash. See who they are, when they have Rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Clindamycin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,263 users) has active ingredients of clindamycin hydrochloride. It is often used in infection, tooth abscess. Commonly reported side effects of Clindamycin hydrochloride include fever, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, pain, diarrhea.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 956,779 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 1,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride. Among them, 51 people (4.97%) have Rash.
Time on Clindamycin hydrochloride when people have Rash * :
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Age of people who have Rash when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Rash when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride ** :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (9 people, 17.65%)
- Anaemia (6 people, 11.76%)
- Gastrointestinal motility disorder (6 people, 11.76%)
- Hiatus hernia (6 people, 11.76%)
- Dermatitis herpetiformis (6 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Celebrex (8 people, 15.69%)
- Lutein (6 people, 11.76%)
- Pomegranate (6 people, 11.76%)
- Dapsone (6 people, 11.76%)
- Vitamin b-12 (6 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My doctor prescribed me this for 2 weeks, starting this medicine I immediately started getting leg pains at night (this is not something I have ever had before) 800 mg Motrin was not helping with the pain, after the first week I called them and told them it was becoming unbearable they told me "this happens sometimes" & to stop taking the medicine and drink lots of water with no other explanation to me about what the antibiotic was causing, I did what I was told and I stopped taking the medicine, two days later I broke out in a rash, this went away fairly quick. It has been about 3 weeks since I stopped the medication and I am still having pain especially at night, the doc prescribed me NAPROXEN (NAPROSYN) 500 MG TAB TABLET to help with pain, it's not helping at all, I am not getting ANY sleep. The doctors have run some test last week, my liver enzymes were up a bit so they tested me for Hep A, B, C they were all negative, I don't know if this antibiotic could have raised my levels and caused damage to my liver, I hope not, but they ran some more test and I should be getting my results soon.
Morgan on Dec, 10, 2012:
Female, Age 18. I have been perscribed Clindamycin for a tooth infection. The last two nights I have been waking up and experiencing extreme pain in two joints. The first night it was my knee, it felt like I had twisted it severely and the pain did not subside till twenty minutes later. The next night it was my wrist, same amount of time and same level of pain. I went back to bed after the pain subsided. I woke up in the morning, took a shower then started to feel an extreme itch in my hands. I have red tiny dots (rash) on both of my hands, every spot of palms, but not the other side of the hands. The rash also goes down a little further to my wrists on the sides of my palms. I've been putting cortizone cream on it, but it won't go away. It's extremely itchy, burns, and feels like my skin is being stretched. Any thoughts? please?
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