Dalacin C® Capsules 1×30

Clindamycin 150mg-300mg

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Brands:Pfizer

Dalacin C 150mg – 300 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing and prevents the infection from spreading.

Clindamycin oral antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for virus infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

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What is Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C®

Capsules Dalacin C®  contains the antibiotic Clindamycin in 150mg and 300mg strength’s, a lincosamide antibiotic with bacteriostatic action that is used to treat a wide range of serious bacterial infections.

Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infections caused by susceptible bacteria, mainly anaerobic bacteria in different parts of the body, and are particularly helpful to treat people who are allergic to penicillin antibiotics and for infections caused by penicillin-resistant staphylococci. These infections include, upper and lower respiratory tract infections, such as bronchitis pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis otitis medis (ear infection), scarlet fever, pneumonia and emphysema; skin and soft tissue infections, such as furuncles (boils), abscesses, cellulitis (infected area of skin causing inflammation), impetigo (superficial skin infection causing sores) and wound infection; bone and joint infections like osteomyelitis and septic arthritis; pelvic infections like endometritis (inflammation of the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus), abdominal infections like peritonitis; septicaemia (bacterial infection of the blood) and endocarditis; dental infections such as periodontal abscess and periodontitis.

Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® is also used as an alternative treatment for malaria that is resistant to other medication when used in combination with quinine or amodiaquine. Clindamycin capsules 150mg or 300mg should not be used for viral infection as viruses use a different mechanism to grow and replicate.


How does Clindamycin work?

Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® contains the antibiotic clindamycin, a lincosamide antibiotic with bacteriostatic action that is used to treat a wide range of serious bacterial infections. Clindamycin binds to the bacterial ribosome, a structure involved in protein synthesis and this inhibits the early stages of bacterial protein synthesis, so that the bacteria cannot make important proteins required for survival of the bacteria and this kills the bacteria. This action of clindamycin in Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® reduces bacterial growth and prevents the spread of infection.


What does Clindamycin contain?

Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® contains the active ingredient clindamycin hydrochloride, an antibiotic used to treat a variety of serious bacterial infections. They also may contain: lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maize starch, purified talc, gelatin, erythrosine CI45430, indigo carmine, CI73015, and titanium dioxide.


Treating bacterial infection with Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Dalacin C®

Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® contains the antibiotic clindamycin that used to treat a variety of serious bacterial infections caused by susceptible bacteria, mainly anaerobic bacteria in different parts of the body; and are particularly helpful to treat people who are allergic to penicillin antibiotics and for infections caused by penicillin-resistant staphylococci.

Clindamycin capsules 150mg /300mg binds to the bacterial ribosome, a structure involved in protein synthesis and this inhibits the early stages of bacterial protein synthesis, so that the bacteria cannot make important proteins required for survival of the bacteria and this kills the bacteria. This action of Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® reduces bacterial growth and prevents the spread of infection.

Infections that can be treated by Clindamycin capsules include, upper and lower respiratory tract infections, such as bronchitis pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis otitis medis (ear infection), scarlet fever, pneumonia and emphysema; skin and soft tissue infections, such as furuncules (boils), abscesses, cellulitis (infected area of skin causing inflammation), impetigo (superficial skin infection causing sores) and wound infection; bone and joint infections like osteomyelitis and septic arthritis; pelvic infections like endometritis (inflammation of the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus), abdominal infections like peritonitis; septicaemia (bacterial infection of the blood) and endocarditis; dental infections such as periodontal abscess and periodontitis.


Side effects of Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Dalacin C® ?

The most commonly reported side effects when taking Clindamycin capsules orally include: abdominal pain, oesophagitis and oesophagial ulcer, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, distorted sense of taste, skin rash, hives (urticaria), Inflammation of the vagina (vaginitis). A more serious side effect is colitis (inflammation of the colon) including pseudomembranous colitis, with symptoms including severe diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, passage of blood and mucous and fever. This is usually caused by the antibiotic effect of clindamycin in the intestines, which allows overgrowth of the toxin-producing bacterium clostridium.


When should oral Clindamycin not be used?

You should not use Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® if you:

  • are allergic to clindamycin, lincomycin or any ingredients in Clindamycin
  • are pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • have severe kidney or liver disease, without discussion with your doctor
  • have a history of gastrointestinal disease, particularly colitis
  • have meningitis, as clindamycin does not penetrate the blood/brain barrier sufficiently
  • are atopic, which predisposes you to asthma, eczema or hayfever
  • are taking medicines that are affected by Clindamycin, including the antibiotic erythromycin; neuromuscular blockers, estrogen-based contraceptives, anticholinesterases like neostigmine and pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis

How should Clindamycin oral be taken?

You should take your Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® swallowed whole with a glass of water, while sitting in an upright position to avoid irritation of the esophagus. The dose you take and how often depends on your condition and your doctor’s recommendation, usually every 6 hours, and for up to 10-14 days depending on the severity of your infection. You should complete the course of Clindamycin 150mg-300mg Capsules Dalacin C® or your infection may return.

Brand

Pfizer

The pursuit of innovation is basic to Pfizer's culture. It shapes our strategy, defines our purpose, and governs every facet of our operations - from research and development (R&D) that leads to pharmaceutical inventions, to the transfer of knowledge to patients and providers, to the way we respond to the changing marketplace. Pfizer scientists have produced innovative breakthroughs in a wide range of research areas. Pfizer Limited India company was awarded the FICCI SEDF (Socio-Economic Development Foundation) Certificate of Commendation for its social responsibility efforts. Pfizer India has won several awards including that for the multinational pharmaceutical company of the year and the most respected MNC. Six Pfizer brands feature among the Top 100 pharmaceutical brands in India. Headquartered in Mumbai. Over 4,000 colleagues spread across India. State-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at Thane, Maharashtra. Formed the Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) in collaboration with Bombay College of Pharmacy to provide professional training to investigators and other clinical research personnel. We have also partnered with other pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations and investigators to establish the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR), a professional society aimed at raising the standards of clinical research

Additional information

Strength

150mg Clindamycin Capsules, 300mg Clindamycin Capsules

Composition

  • Clindamycin 150mg/300mg
  • Colorant Titanium Dioxide

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