Which medications in the drug class Antibiotic, Aminoglycoside are used in the treatment of Mycobacterium Chelonae?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Alfred Scott Lea, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Antibiotic, Aminoglycoside

Tobramycin (AKTob, Tobrex)

Tobramycin inhibits bacterial growth by binding to the 30S subunit of bacterial ribosomes and inhibiting protein synthesis. Use the patient's ideal body weight for dosage calculation. Tobramycin is used in combination with other antibiotics.

Amikacin

Amikacin inhibits bacterial growth by binding to the 30S subunit of bacterial ribosomes and inhibiting protein synthesis. Use the patient's ideal body weight for dosage calculation. Amikacin is used in combination with other antibiotics.


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