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Quinupristin (Synercid)

Also known as Synercid

Quinupristin is an antibiotic, often used in combination with dalfopristin under the trade name Synercid. It is active against Gram-positive bacteria, atypical but not Gram negatives. They inhibit protein synthesis of the cells. It is mostly used for vancomycin resistant E. Faecium and S. Aureus. Most notable side effects are arthralgia and myalgia.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed quinupristin to treat rabies, blastomycosis, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take quinupristin if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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