Spectinomycin


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Ineffective in the treatment of syphilis and may mask or delay symptoms of incubating syphilis. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Perform serologic test for syphilis at the time of gonorrhoea diagnosis and 3 mth later.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, dizziness, fever and chills, insomnia, urticaria, mild to moderate pain after IM inj, alterations in kidney and liver function, decrease in Hb and haematocrit. Rarely, anaphylaxis or anaphylactiod reactions.
Drug Interactions
May result in lithium toxicity when used concurrently. May increase or prolong the neuromuscular blocking effect of atracurium.
CIMS Class
Other Antibiotics
ATC Classification
J01XX04 - spectinomycin ; Belongs to the class of other antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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