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Clindamycin Hydrochloride Uses for Capnocytophaga Infections and Clostridium Infections

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Clindamycin Hydrochloride Uses for Capnocytophaga Infections

Alternative to penicillin G for treatment of infections caused by Capnocytophaga canimorsus.

Clindamycin Hydrochloride Uses for Clostridium Infections

Alternative to penicillin G for treatment of clostridial myonecrosis (gas gangrene) caused by Clostridium perfringens or other Clostridium. Anti-infectives not usually indicated 

for gastroenteritis caused by C. perfringens.

Clindamycin Hydrochloride Uses for Malaria

Treatment of uncomplicated malaria? caused by chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum or when the plasmodial species has not been identified. Used in conjunction with oral 

quinine; not effective alone.

CDC and others state treatments of choice for uncomplicated chloroquine-resistant P. falciparum malaria are a regimen of oral quinine in conjunction with doxycycline, 

tetracycline, or clindamycin or a regimen of atovaquone and proguanil. A regimen of quinine and doxycycline (or tetracycline) generally preferred over quinine and clindamycin, 

except for young children or pregnant women who should not receive tetracyclines.
Treatment of severe malaria caused by P. falciparum; used in conjunction with IV quinidine gluconate initially and then with oral quinine when an oral regimen is tolerated.
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