Drug Class: Tetracyclines

Minocycline

Mechanism of Action The tetracyclines are primarily bacteriostatic and are thought to exert their antimicrobial effect by the inhibition of protein synthesis. The tetracyclines, including minocycline, have similar antimicrobial spectrum of activity against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Cross-resistance of these organisms to tetracycline is common. Brands of Minocycline in Kenya Minocycline, …

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Doxycline

Mechanism of Action: The tetracyclines are primarily bacteriostatic and are thought to exert their antimicrobial effect by the inhibition of protein synthesis. The tetracyclines, including doxycycline, have a similar antimicrobial spectrum of activity against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Brands of Doxycline in Kenya Alldox® , Medox Pharmaceuticals Ltd Asdoxin®, Astra Lifecare …

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Tetracycline

Mode of Action of Tetracycline Tetracyclines are primarily bacteriostatic and exert their antimicrobial effect by the inhibition of protein synthesis by binding to the 30S ribosomal subunit. Tetracycline is active against a broad range of gram-negative and gram-positive organisms. Brands of Tetracycline in Kenya Biotet®, Biodeal Elytetra®, Elys Gestacycline®, Gesto Fidemycin®, Dawa Limited Maxacycline®, Mac …

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Demeclocycline

BRANDS OF DEMECLOCYCLINE IN KENYA NB: No brand of Demeclocycline in Kenya MODE OF ACTION OF DEMECLOCYCLINE: Tetracyclines have a broad spectrum of anti-microbial activity and act by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis. They are active against a large number of gram positive and gram negative pathogenic bacteria, including some which are resistant to penicillin. …

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