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indications It is prescribed in the treatment of certain serious bacterial infections (including anaerobic and some gram-positive organisms).
contraindication Hypersensitivity to this drug or to lincomycin prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse reactions are pseudomembranous colitis, severe GI disturbances, and hypersensitivity.
An antibiotic drug that treats infections with gram-positive and anaerobic organisms. Like other antibiotics, it may alter the flora of the gastrointestinal tract, leading to pseudomembranous colitis caused by overgrowth of Clostridium difficile.