Spectinomycin

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Spectinomycin
TROBICIN® FDA Package Insert
Description
Clinical Pharmacology
Microbiology
Indications and Usage
Contraindications
Warnings and Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Overdosage
Dosage and Administration
How Supplied

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Overview

Spectinomycin is an aminocyclitol antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces spectabilis.

Category

Aminocyclitol

US Brand Names

TROBICIN® (DISCONTINUED)

FDA Package Insert

Description | Clinical Pharmacology | Microbiology | Indications and Usage | Contraindications | Warnings and Precautions | Adverse Reactions | Overdosage | Dosage and Administration | How Supplied

Mechanisms of Action

It binds to the 30S ribosomal subunit in invading bacteria and interrupts protein synthesis.

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