cycloserine

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cycloserine

 [si″klo-ser´ēn]
an antibiotic elaborated by Streptomyces orchidaceus or produced synthetically, used as a tuberculostatic and in the treatment of urinary tract infections.

cy·clo·ser·ine

(sī'klō-ser'ēn),
An antibiotic produced by strains of Streptomyces orchidaceus or S. garyphalus with a wide spectrum of antibacterial activity.
Synonym(s): orientomycin

cycloserine

/cy·clo·ser·ine/ (-sĕ´rēn) an antibiotic produced by Streptomyces orchidaceus or obtained synthetically; used as a tuberculostatic and in treatment of urinary tract infections.

cycloserine

(sī′klō-sĕr′ēn)
n.
An antibiotic effective against a wide range of bacteria, used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis and infections of the urinary tract.

cycloSERINE

[sī′klōser′ēn]
an antibiotic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of active pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis.
contraindications Epilepsy, depression, severe anxiety, psychosis, severe renal insufficiency, excessive concurrent use of alcohol, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious reactions are central nervous system toxic effects, including tremor, drowsiness, convulsions, and psychotic changes. Pyridoxine may be given concurrently to prevent these effects. Other side effects include arrhythmias and optic neuritis.

cycloserine

Infectious disease A broad-spectrum antibiotic used for UTIs and TB Adverse effects CNS Sx, allergy, skin rash, ↑ LFTs

cy·clo·ser·ine

(sī'klō-ser'ēn)
An antibiotic produced by strains of Streptomyces orchidaceus or S. garyphalus with a wide spectrum of antibacterial activity.

cycloserine

A drug used to treat TUBERCULOSIS caused by organisms resistant to treatment by standard drugs such as rifampicin, isoniazid, ethambutol and streptomycin. The drug is on the WHO official list.

cy·clo·ser·ine

(sī'klō-ser'ēn)
An antibiotic produced by strains of Streptomyces orchidaceus or S. garyphalus with a wide spectrum of antibacterial activity.

cycloserine (sī´klōserēn),

n brand name: Seromycin Pulvules;
drug class: antitubercular;
action: inhibits cell wall synthesis, analog of D-alanine;
uses: pulmonary tuberculosis.