Revista Cubana de Farmacia
On-line version ISSN 1561-2988
MACHADO RIVERO, Manuel Osvaldo. Synercidâ: a combination of streptogramins A and B for the treatment of grampositive multiresistant pathogens. Rev Cubana Farm [online]. 2007, vol.41, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-2988.
A review of the articles published on streptogramins, a family of antimicrobials to treat the sepsis caused by grampositive germs, was made. The main characteristics and use of quinupristine and dalfopristine, active principles of Synercid®, were exposed. T his drug is an alternative for the treatment of grampositive strains resistant to glucopeptides.
Keywords : Synercid; streptogramins; quinupristine; dalfopristrine; antimicrobials; antibiotics; grampositive.