Class: Antibacterials: Macrolides (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C38H72O12N2.H2O = 785.0
Precautions: Pregnancy and lactation. hypersensitivity to macrolide antibiotics.
Indications/Uses: Sensitive microorganisms in respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue, genital clamydial infections; otitis media. 500mg once daily for 3 days, on empty stomach.
Interactions: Antacids. digoxin. warfarin. terfenadine. theophylline.
Side Effects: Gastro-intestinal upset. elevation of liver enzymes. cholestatic jaundice. dizziness. somnolence.