aminoglycosides


aminoglycosides
pl. n.
a group of antibiotics active against a wide range of bacteria. It includes gentamicin, neomycin, and streptomycin. Because of their toxicity (side-effects include ear and kidney damage), these drugs are used only when less toxic antibacterials are ineffective or contraindicated. They are usually administered by injection.

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