Active Ingredient(s):Lincomycin FDA Approved: * December 29, 1964 Pharm Company: *PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN Category:Antibiotics
Lincomycin is a lincosamide antibiotic that comes from the actinomycete Streptomyces lincolnensis. A related compound, clindamycin, is derived from lincomycin by using thionyl chloride to replace the 7-hydroxy group with a chlorine atom with inversion of chirality. It was released for medical use in September 1964.
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