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Clindamycin, a lincosamide antibiotic, is semisynthetic and derived from lincomycin by 7(S)-chloro-substitution of the 7(R)-hydroxyl group of lincomycin. It is marketed under various trade names, including Dalacin, Duac, BenzaClin, and Clindoxyl and Acanya (in combination with benzoyl peroxide), and Ziana (with tretinoin). Clindamycin is also available as a generic drug. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Clindamycin (Wikipedia)

An antibacterial agent that is a semisynthetic analog of lincomycin. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Clindamycin is a semi-synthetic derivative of lincomycin active against most gram-positive and anaerobic bacteria.

Clindamycin together with pyrimethamine has been used as alternative treatment for toxoplasmic encephalitis in AIDS patients. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

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zh-CN Chinese (China) 氯洁霉素
Synonyms: 克林达霉素;林可霉素;氯林可霉素;氯林大霉素;氯林肯霉素;氯林霉素
fr-CA French (Canada) Clindamycine
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Klindamütsiin
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Clindamicina
it-IT Italian (Italy) Clindamicina
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Klindamisin
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Клиндамицин
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) clindamycine
fr-BE French (Belgium) Clindamycine