This medication is used to treat a certain type of vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis).
Mild diarrhea or stomach upset may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Hypersensitivity reactions to clindamycin or any of the ingredients
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.
Do not have vaginal intercourse or use tampons or douches while using this medication because these can cause the cream to not work as well.
The mineral oil in this product can weaken rubber products such as latex condoms and diaphragms and lead to their failure. Therefore, do not use these products during treatment with this medication and for 72 hours after treatment is over. Consult your doctor about other forms of barrier protection/birth control (e.g., polyurethane condoms) during this time.
This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Oral antibioticshave been used to treat vaginal infections during pregnancy, especially high-risk pregnancies (e.g., early childbirth). Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss the risks and benefits.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Ask your pharmacist or health care provider before using any medicine.