Lincocin

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.[1] 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.[2] It was released for medical use in September 1964.[3] Contents 1 Uses 2 Clinical pharmacology 3 Biosynthesis 4 Spectrum of susceptibility 5 See also 6 References Uses Alt... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Lincocin 300 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subconjunctival Injection, Solution
NDC: 0009-0555
Labeler:
Pharmacia and Upjohn Company

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