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Who should take clindamycin?

Clindamycin is a powerful antibiotic that doctors usually prescribe when other antibiotics have failed to treat an infection. Your doctor may also prescribe clindamycin if you are allergic to other antibiotics. Clindamycin is most often used to treat illnesses caused by infections in the lungs, blood, skin and female reproductive organs.

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