Antirobe® (Clindamycin)

Product Description: This antibiotic, containing clindamycin hydrochloride, is effective against Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus intermedius, Streptococcus spp., Clostridium perfringens, and Bacteroides fragilis bacterial infections.

Indications for Use: Antirobe is for use in bacterial infections of the mouth, gums, skin, and tissues, including wounds and abscesses.

Dosage and Administration: Depending on the severity of the condition, a dose of 5.0 - 10.0 mg per lb. of body weight, once to twice a day is recommended. This means that 1-2 mL per 5 lbs. of body weight of the liquid or 1-2 (25 mg) capsules per 5 lbs. should be given once to twice daily. This antibiotic should not be given for longer than a total of 14 days.

Precautions and Side Effects: Allergic reactions are a possibility. See page E200 for additional information on allergic reactions. Vomiting and diarrhea are sometimes noted. If this occurs, contact a veterinarian.

Packaging: This product comes in a 20 mL liquid bottle. The liquid contains 25 mg per mL.

Storage: Both products should be stored at a controlled room temperature.

Product Type: Rx

Manufacturer: Pharmacia & Upjohn