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Pristin (English) - Medication Naming Convention
2 terms share this root
Quinupristin

Streptogramin antibiotics

  • Pristin (English) - Medication Naming Convention
  • Grampositive bacteria, atypicals, often combined with dalfopristin to treat infections by staphylococci and by vancomycinresistant Enterococcus faecium
  • Protein synthesis inhibitor
  • Binds to a site nearby the 23S site on the 50S ribosomal subunit and prevents elongation of the polloipeptide
  • Synergistic with dalfopristine (trade me Synercid)
  • Dalfopristin

    Streptogramin antibiotics

    • Pristin (English) - Medication Naming Convention
  • Often combined with quinupristin to treat infections by staphylococci and by vancomycinresistant Enterococcus faecium
  • Binds to the 23S portion of the 50S ribosomal subunit, and changes its conformation. This enhances the affinity for quinupristin binding
  • Also inhibits peptidyl transfer
  • Synergistic with Quinupristin (trade me Synercid)
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