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