4.1 Therapeutic indications
Antibacterial. Serious infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive organisms, staphylococci (both penicillinase- and non-penicillinase-producing), streptococci (except Streptococcus faecalis) and pneumococci. It is also indicated in serious infections caused by susceptible anaerobic pathogens.
Clindamycin does not penetrate the blood/brain barrier in therapeutically effective quantities.
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