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(spectinomycin) For Injectable Suspension, USP
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of TROBICIN Sterile Powder and other antibacterial drugs, TROBICIN Sterile Powder should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.
For intramuscular Injection
TROBICIN Sterile Powder contains spectinomycin hydrochloride which is an aminocyclitol antibiotic produced by a species of soil microorganism designated as Streptomyces spectabilis. Sterile spectinomycin hydrochloride is the pentahydrated dihydrochloride salt of spectinomycin. The structural formula is represented below:
Spectinomycin hydrochloride is isolated as a white to pale buff crystalline dihydrochloride pentahydrate powder, molecular weight 495, and is stable in the dry state for 36 months.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/28/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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