A family of LINCOMYCIN-related glycosides that contain a pyrrolidine ring linked via an amide-bond to a pyranose moiety. Individual members of this family are defined by the arrangement of specific constituent groups on the lyncomycin molecule. Many lincosamides are ANTIBIOTICS produced by a variety STREPTOMYCES species.
|Drug||Drug Name||Drug Description|
|DB01627||Lincomycin||An antibiotic indicated only for the treatment of serious infections, and is typically reserved for use in cases of penicillin allergy or where penicillin is inappropriate.|
|DB01190||Clindamycin||An antibiotic used to treat serious infections caused by susceptible anaerobic bacteria, such as intra-abdominal or pelvic infections, osteomyelitis, diabetic foot ulcers, and dental infections.|
|DB11537||Pirlimycin||Pirlimycin hydrochloride is an antibiotic belonging to the lincosamide class. Often marketed as Pirsue, this drug is used to treat mastitis in cattle.|