Asked by: Yaagoub Funfhausenasked in category: General Last Updated: 14th April, 2020
Is azithromycin stronger than clindamycin?
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Regarding this, are clindamycin and azithromycin the same?
Cleocin (clindamycin hydrochloride) and Zithromax Z-PAK (azithromycin) are antibiotics used to treat various infections caused by bacteria. Cleocin and Zithromax are different types of antibiotics. Cleocin is a lincomycin antibiotic and Zithromax is a macrolide antibiotic.
Subsequently, question is, is clindamycin a powerful antibiotic? Clindamycin is an effective antibiotic for a variety of serious infections. People also use clindamycin for treating acne.
which is stronger clarithromycin or azithromycin?
Clarithromycin is several-fold more active in vitro than erythromycin against gram-positive organisms, while azithromycin is 2- to 4-fold less potent. Clarithromycin has a longer serum half-life and better tissue penetration than erythromycin, allowing twice-a-day dosing for most common infections.
Can you take azithromycin if you're allergic to clindamycin?
Is there allergic cross reactivity between Clindamycin and other macrolides such as erythromycin and azithromycin? In general, clindamycin and erythromycin are less likely to result in allergic reactions than many other antibiotics, particularly anaphylactic reactions.