What are the precautions when taking clindamycin phosphate (Clindesse)?
Before using clindamycin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to lincomycin; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: intestinal disease (e.g., Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, enteritis, ulcerative colitis).
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
Do not have vaginal intercourse or use tampons or douches during treatment with this medication because these can cause the cream to not work as well.
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