Class: Antibacterials: Lincosamides (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C34H63CLN2O6S.HCL = 699.9
Precautions: Hypersensitivity. diarrhoeal states. caution in renal or hepatic dysfunction. co-administration with erythromycin.
Indications/Uses: Bacteriodes fragilis infection and as a substitute for penicillin some serious staphylococcal and streptococcal infections; 150-300 qid, with food.
Side Effects: Diarrhoea. gastro-intestinal discomfort. nausea. vomiting. colitis. hypotension. rashes. fungal overgrowth. itch. rash.