What is Lincocin?

Lincomycin is a lincosamide antibiotic that comes from the actinomyces Streptomyces lincolnensis. A related compound, clindamycin, is derived from lincomycin by using thionyl chloride to replace the 7-hydroxy group with a chlorine atom with inversion of chirality.

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hi! is a lincocin tablet for human use? what s the effect if it is taken in human?

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Hello jocelyn;
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Lincocin is a tablet of antibiotic by name of Lincomycin which is used in case of gram +ve...

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Hi, i have white pimple like spots on my scrotum around 15, i have squeezed smaller ones in the past and there is a spot like fluid that comes out,...

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Brief Answer:
Topical hygeine , antibiotics

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for the query

White pimples should imply there is some bacterial...

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My dentist prescribed Lincocin 500mg 7 days before the work was done. Now he prescribed Mesulid 100mg to be taken for 10 days. My question is would...

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Brief Answer:
you'd better take them separately

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although the drugs are not supposed to interact they have to be taken...

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