pivmecillinam [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3007529
Synonym(s)amdinocillin pivoxil
DefinitionPivmecillinam, the oral prodrug of the antimicrobial active agent mecillinam, is a bona fide agent for uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections (UTIs), because of its selectivity and effect against several species of Enterobacteriaceae.
Drug Classpenam
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Jansåker F, et al. 2019. Antibiotics (Basel) 8(2): Pivmecillinam for Uncomplicated Lower Urinary Tract Infections Caused by Staphylococcus saprophyticus-Cumulative Observational Data from Four Recent Clinical Studies. (PMID 31067667)