azalide


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azalide

A derivative of the macrolide antibiotics, modified by the addition of nitrogen to the macrolide (“large ring”) structure. An example is azithromycin.
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In vitro microbiological characterization of a novel azalide, two triamilides and an azalide ketal against bovine and porcine respiratory pathogens.
In this context, wide use of 14-membered and azalide macrolides for children, in addition to adults, will be a major factor favoring resistance.
With a large increase in macrolide and azalide usage within the Greenville area, we again examined susceptibility patterns of pharyngeal GAS isolates in 2002 to 2003.
Treatment for either organism generally requires a single dose of an antimicrobial (typically an intramuscular or oral cephalosporin for gonorrhea and an oral tetracycline or azalide for chlamydia); however, there is evidence suggesting that pharyngeal gonococcal infections are more difficult to treat and, therefore, may require a longer course of treatment.
Azithromycin, an azalide antibiotic, is commonly used for community-acquired pneumonia, chlamydia, cervicitis, cellulitis, and bronchitis.
Patent & Trademark Office for claims covering the use of azalide antibiotic formulations to topically treat ocular infections.
This month, we announced an important patent allowance that strengthens our ISV-401 intellectual property position and extends coverage to the other azalide uses in ophthalmic treatments.
InSite Vision Incorporated (AMEX:ISV) -- an ophthalmic products company currently focused on developing therapies that treat ocular infection, glaucoma, and retinal diseases, today announced the issuance of an additional US patent on azalide drug products for use in ophthalmology by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Developed and marketed by Pfizer, Zithromax was approved in 1995 as the first azalide antibiotic for use in children with acute otitis media caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis.
InSite Vision formulates azithromycin, an azalide antibiotic, in InSite Vison's DuraSite(R) ophthalmic drug delivery system.
Zithromax, the Pfizer azalide antibiotic, became the most-prescribed and fastest-growing branded oral antibiotic in the U.