Lincosamides Nursing Diagnosis and Collaborative Problems

Patients who receive clindamycin may also experience hypersensitivity. Therefore, you must be prepared to identify the signs and symptoms of hyper-sensitivity and treat them if conditions become intolerable for the patient.

Lincosamides

Pregnancy Category: B

Route

Dose

Time

Clindamycin (Cleocin, Dalacin) semisynthetic

Protein-Binding: 94%

Half-Life: 2-3 hours

PO/IM/IV

150-300 mg

Every 6 hours

Lincomycin (Lincorex)

Protein-Binding: 70-75%

Half-Life: 4-6 hours

PO

500 mg

Every 6 to 8

hours Max 8g/d

IM

600 mg

Every day

IV

Dilute in 100 cc fluid

Every day

Here are the common nursing diagnoses that are related to a patient who is receiving lincosamides.

• Altered bowel elimination patterns

• Fluid volume deficits related to nausea and vomiting

• Altered protection related to neutropenia (infection), thrombocytopenia (bleeding), and loss of normal flora (superinfection)

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