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Capreomycin Brand names, Capreomycin Analogs

Capreomycin Brand Names Mixture

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Capreomycin Chemical_Formula


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Capreomycin fda sheet

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Capreomycin msds (material safety sheet)

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Capreomycin Synthesis Reference

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Capreomycin Molecular Weight

766.786 g/mol

Capreomycin Melting Point

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Capreomycin H2O Solubility

Soluble in water as disulfate salt.

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Capreomycin Dosage Forms

Capsule; Cream; Liquid; Ointment; Powder for solution; Solution; Suspension; Tablet; Tablet (enteric-coated); Tablet (extended-release)

Capreomycin Indication

Used in the treatment of tuberculosis in combination with other drugs.

Capreomycin Pharmacology

Capreomycin is a member of the aminoglycoside family of antibiotics. These antibiotics have the ability to kill a wide variety of bacteria, including bacteria responsible for causing tuberculosis (TB).

Capreomycin Absorption

Not absorbed in significant quantities from the gastrointestinal tract and must be administered parenterally.

Capreomycin side effects and Toxicity

Hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, and an electrolyte disturbance resembling Bartter's syndrome have been reported to occur in patients with capreomycin toxicity. The subcutaneous median lethal dose (LD50) in mice was 514 mg/kg.

Capreomycin Patient Information

Capreomycin Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria