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Oxazolidinone antibiotics

What are Oxazolidinone antibiotics?

Oxazolidinone antibiotics are a class of synthetic antibacterial agents that act as a protein synthesis inhibitor on the ribosomal 50S subunit of the bacteria. This prevents the formation of the 70S initiation complex which is a prerequisite for bacterial reproduction. Oxazolidinones are used for gram-positive infections and can be bacteriostatic or bactericidal depending on bacteria being treated.

List of Oxazolidinone antibiotics:

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Drug Name Avg. Rating Reviews
Zyvox (Pro)
Generic name: linezolid
8.9
27 reviews
Sivextro (Pro)
Generic name: tedizolid
No reviews
For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).

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