antibiotic

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antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections Achromycin , tetracycline
antibiotic; a semisynthetic oral penicillin (trade names Amoxil and Larotid and Polymox and Trimox and Augmentin) used to treat bacterial infections amoxicillin , Amoxil , Augmentin , Larotid , Polymox , Trimox
antibiotic and antifungal agent amphotericin
crystalline antibiotic active against various fungi antimycin
antibiotic drug used as an antineoplastic in chemotherapy antineoplastic antibiotic
yellow crystalline antibiotic (trade name Aureomycin) used to treat certain bacterial and rickettsial diseases Aureomycin , chlortetracycline
antibiotic (trade name Azactam) used against severe infections; has minimal side effects Azactam , aztreonam
polypeptide antibiotic of known chemical structure effective against several types of Gram-positive organisms; usually applied locally bacitracin
enzyme produced by certain bacteria that inactivates penicillin and results in resistance to that antibiotic beta-lactamase , penicillinase
colorless basic antibiotic that inhibits the growth of Gram-positive organisms carbomycin
cephalosporin antibiotic (trade name Ultracef) cefadroxil , Ultracef
antibiotic related to cephalosporin but no longer in common use cephaloglycin , Kafocin
broad spectrum semisynthetic antibiotic produced by modifying cephalosporin cephaloridine
one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity cephalosporin , Mefoxin
oral antibiotic (trade name Chloromycetin) used to treat serious infections (especially typhoid fever) chloramphenicol , Chloromycetin
oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract or urinary tract or bones or joints Cipro , ciprofloxacin
antibiotic that is especially active against the tubercle bacillus cycloserine
antibiotic consisting of a hydrogenated form of streptomycin; used against tuberculosis and tularemia and Gram-negative organisms dihydrostreptomycin
antibiotic used as an anticancer drug doxorubicin
antibiotic derived from tetracycline that is effective against many infections doxycycline , Vibramycin
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