Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Neomycin

It is an aminoglycoside derived from "Streptomyces" bacteria.

Action:
It binds to 30S ribosomal subunit and resulting in the production of non-functional peptide.

Uses:
It is used topically for the treatment of superficial eye infections and may be used orally for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy.
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