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Spektinomycin is a no longer used antibiotic[1] loosely classified as aminoglycosides or aminocyclitols.

Pharmacodynamics[edit | edit source]

The mechanism of action was similar to aminoglycosides (inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis).

Spectrum[edit | edit source]

Only bacteria was Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Indication[edit | edit source]

treatment of gonorrhea.

Dosage and usage[edit | edit source]

It was dosed 2g once intramuscularly , it was used in patients allergic to cephalosporins or fluoroquinolones.

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Related articles[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Spektinomycin na drugs.com

Used literature[edit | edit source]

  • LINCOVÁ, Dagmar – FARGHALI, Hassan, et al. Základní a aplikovaná farmakologie. 2. edition. Praha : Galén, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7262-373-0.

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