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Noun1.Nebcin - an antibiotic (trade name Nebcin) that is especially effective against Gram-negative bacteria
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Antibiotic therapy was changed to tobramycin (5 mg/kg IM q12h; Nebcin, King Pharmaceuticals, Donegal, Ireland) and piperacillin (200 mg/kg IM q12h; Pipril, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK), and treatment with carprofen was continued.
This month the company began distributing milrinone (a generic version of Sanofi Synthelabo Inc.'s Primacor), calcitriol (a generic version of Abbott Laboratories Inc.'s Caldijex injection) and tobramycin (the generic equivalent of Eli Lilly and Co.'s Nebcin).
The drugs in this class, which include amikacin (Amikin), gentamicin (Garamycin), kanamycin (Kantrex), neomycin, streptomycin, and tobramycin (Nebcin), are rated C or D.