Cyclacillin | definition of cyclacillin by Medical dictionary
a semisynthetic penicillin
of the ampicillin
class used in the treatment of infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract, and skin structures due to susceptible organisms.
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In addition, the ampicillin disc is a class disc for bacampicillin and cyclacillin
. Thus, the study results indicate significant resistance to a broad range of antimicrobials used to treat human disease (Barry & Thornsberry 1991; Bauer et al., 1966, NCCLS, 1995).
Single dose therapy for cystitis in women: a comparison of trimethoprim-sulphamethoxozole, amoxycillin, and cyclacillin
. JAMA 1985;253:387-90.