Lincosamides

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.
DrugDrug NameDrug Description
DB01627LincomycinAn 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.
DB01190ClindamycinAn 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.
DB11537PirlimycinPirlimycin hydrochloride is an antibiotic belonging to the lincosamide class. Often marketed as Pirsue, this drug is used to treat mastitis in cattle.