Interactions

Metronidazole can interact with alcohol, causing a disulfram-like reaction. Patients should be advised to avoid all alcohol (including any in food) whilst on therapy and for two days after finishing the course.

CLINDAMYCIN (RANG ET AL., 1999; FINCH ET AL., 2003; EMC, 2004B)

Clindamycin belongs to a small, novel class of antibiotics called lincosamides. Clindamycin is a semi-synthetic version of a naturally occurring antibiotic, and the only one in its class that is licensed in the UK for use in humans.

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