Viomycin

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Abstract

Viomycin is a cyclic polypeptide antibiotic that is no longer in clinical use because safer and more effective drugs are available. For this reason, only a brief outline of this drug is included. The chemical structure of viomycin is shown in Figure 136.1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationKucers the Use of Antibiotics
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, and Antiviral Drugs, Seventh Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Pages2531-2532
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781498747967
ISBN (Print)9781498747950
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Cosgrove, S. (2017). Viomycin. In Kucers the Use of Antibiotics: A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, and Antiviral Drugs, Seventh Edition (pp. 2531-2532). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315152110