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What is Cleocin I.V.?

Cleocin I.V. contains the active ingredient clindamycin in an injectable formulation. It is an antibiotic used intravenously in the treatment of severe infections caused by susceptible bacteria. It works by interfering with the protein production in the bacteria. It treats only bacterial, not viral or fungal, infections. It is typically given three to four times daily by medical personnel.

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