Aminoglycoside antibiotic, acts bactericidal against certain Gram-negative aerobic pathogens.
– Gentamicin: aminoglycoside antibiotic, used as an emergency drug for severe bacterial infections, especially nosocomial infections.
– Tobramycin: aminoglycoside antibiotic, used e.g. for severe pneumonia, complicated urinary tract infections, abdominal infections.
– Vancomycin: Glycopeptide antibiotic, used for the treatment of infections with Gram-positive bacteria, especially in the therapy of severe staphylococcal infections (MRSA) as a reserve antibiotic.