Lincocin (Injection)


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Lincocin allergy


My question is, About 34 years ago I received an injection of Lincocin, I was at the time getting Cobalt treatments. I have just been given a script for Clindamycin HCL 150 mg for infected teeth, will I have  the same reaction after all these yea...
by Pat Brandon in Lorain, Ohio, 09/12/2006

Lincocin (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information

Lincocin (Injection)

Lincocin (Injection) Medication Classification

LINCOMYCIN (Injection)

Lincocin (Injection) Brandname

Lincocin

Lincocin (Injection) is used for the Treatment

Lincomycin (lin-koe-MYE-sin) Treats serious infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics.

When To Not Use Lincocin (Injection)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to lincomycin or clindamycin. In some cases, you should not use this medicine if you have mild or severe diarrhea.

How Should You Use Lincocin (Injection)

Proper Lincocin (Injection) Storage

Store Lincocin (Injection) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Lincocin (Injection) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Lincocin (Injection)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Lincocin (Injection) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of kidney or liver disease, asthma, serious allergies, or stomach or intestinal problems such as colitis.
  • If you have severe diarrhea, ask your doctor before taking any medicine to stop the diarrhea.
  • Your doctor will need to check your blood at regular visits while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.

Lincocin (Injection) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
  • Diarrhea (loose, watery stools that may or may not contain blood).
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, and body aches.
  • Light-headedness or fainting.
  • Shortness of breath, cold sweat, and bluish-colored skin.
  • Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet.
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Mild nausea, vomiting, or upset stomach.
  • Sores or white patches on your lips, mouth, or throat.
  • Swelling, pain, or redness near where your IV needle is placed.

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