clindamycin

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clin·da·my·cin .klin-də-'mīs-ən n an antibiotic C18H33ClN2O5S derived from and used similarly to lincomycin

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n.
an antibiotic used to treat serious bacterial infections. It is administered by mouth, injection, or topically; possible side-effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and occasional hypersensitivity reactions. Trade name: Dalacin.

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clin·da·my·cin (klin″də-miґsin) a semisynthetic lincosamide antibiotic derived from lincomycin by chlorination; it is effective primarily against gram-positive bacteria.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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