Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics, Lincosamide are used in the treatment of Retropharyngeal Abscess?

Updated: Jan 08, 2021
  • Author: Joseph H Kahn, MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Antibiotics, Lincosamide

Clindamycin (Cleocin, Cleocin Pediatric, ClindaMax Vaginal)

Suppresses protein synthesis by binding to 50S ribosomal subunits; bacteriostatic or bactericidal depending on drug concentration, organism and infection site


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