This medication is given intravenously; that is through the vein or muscle. The dosage for this medication mainly depends on the patient’s medical condition and further observation to response to treatment.

19. ClindamycinClindamycin

Clindamycin is yet another strong antibiotic used to treat a wide array of bacterial infections. Clindamycin mainly works by stopping the growth of bacteria that causes diseases.

Other than treating patients with severe bacterial infectious diseases, this drug is used before dental procedures on patients with various heart conditions to prevent serious infections on the heart. Some side effects that may occur with this drug include vomiting, nausea, or diarrhea.

18. Trimethoprim (TMP)Trimethoprim

Trimethoprim, abbreviated as TMP, is a strong antibiotic used for the treatment of urinary tract infections as well as respiratory infections.

17. TigecyclineTigecycline

Tigecycline is an intravenous antibiotic medication used to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections or skin infections. Tigecycline works by binding itself to bacterial ribosomes and stopping them from producing the cell proteins.

This antibiotic is not meant to kill bacteria rather it is used to stop bacteria from multiplying. Common side effects of this drug include nausea and vomiting.

16. CefepimeCefepime

Cefepime is a widely known antibiotic known to treat a wide array of bacterial infections. It is known to work by ceasing the growth of bacteria. Cefepime belongs to a strong class of antibiotics referred to cephalosporin antibiotics.

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