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Erythromycin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Erythromycin (erythromycin systemic) is a member of the drug class macrolides and is used to treat Bacterial Endocarditis Prevention, Bartonellosis, Bowel Preparation, Bronchitis, Bullous Pemphigoid, Campylobacter Gastroenteritis, Chancroid, Chlamydia Infection, Dental Abscess, Legionella Pneumonia, Lyme Disease, Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Mycoplasma Pneumonia, Nongonococcal Urethritis, Ocular Rosacea, Otitis Media, Pemphigoid, Pertussis, Pharyngitis, Pneumonia, Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection, Strep Throat, Syphilis - Early and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D10AF02,J01FA01,S01AA17

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000114-07-8

Chemical Formula

C37-H67-N-O13

Molecular Weight

733

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Macrolide

Chemical Name

an antibiotic produced by a strain of Streptomyces erythreus[WHO ]

Foreign Names

Generic Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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