Spectinomycin is a Medicine belongs to Miscellaneous Antibacterials group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 358   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Spectin,Trobicin

  ►  Strength : Injection with nf  ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 358   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : IM,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 361   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Gonorrhoea IM 2 gm Injection As a single dose.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 358   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Genital and rectal gonorrhea IM 40 mg/kg Injection

Ref :- Book : Nelson's textbook of Pediatrics    Page : 938   Edition : 19,
►  Side Effect : nausea, Dizziness, fever, chill, insomnia, Urticaria, anaphylaxis, Mild to moderate pain after i.m injections, Alterations in kidney liver function, decrease in haemoglobin,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 358   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Spectinomycin is with Felbamate,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 358   Edition : 38,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Lithium toxicity has been reported on isolated occasions in patients receiving spectinomycin,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 358,431   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : Hypersensitivity,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 358   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Spectinomycin selectively inhibits protein synthesis in gram-negative bacteria. The antibiotic binds to and acts on the 30S ribosomal subunit.,
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 1538   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Renal,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 361   Edition : 37,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   1 hours,    Max value :-   3 hours,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 361   Edition : 37,

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   1 hour,    Max value :-   NA
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 361   Edition : 37,