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Spectinomycin

By

Brian J. Werth

, PharmD, University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Last full review/revision May 2022| Content last modified Sep 2022
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Indications include

Spectinomycin is not effective for gonococcal pharyngitis. It is not available in the US, and where available, it is reserved for patients who cannot be treated with ceftriaxone.

Adverse effects, including hypersensitivity reactions and fever, are rare.

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