Taken together, the researchers say the more pronounced effects of tylosin on weight gain and microbiome disruption are especially worrisome, given the increasing popularity of macrolide antibiotic
prescriptions for children.
Azithromycin (Azi) is a macrolide antibiotic
related to erythromycin.
Coadministering a cytochrome P450 isoenzyme 3A4 (CYP3A4)inhibiting macrolide antibiotic
, such as clarithromycin or erythromycin) (but not azithromycin) with atorvastatin (Lipitor[R]), simvastatin (Zocor[R]), or lovastatin (Mevacor[R]), which are metabolized by CYP3 A4, is associated with a fourfold to 10-fold increase in statin concentrations.
It is the first macrolide antibiotic
available in a stable eye drop formulation, with a broad spectrum adapted to the vast majority of bacteria responsible for common eye infections.
Use of the macrolide antibiotic
was associated with a significantly greater incidence of hearing decrement, although the overall rate was low and tended to reverse when the drug was stopped, Dr.
The researchers then identified those who were hospitalized for low blood pressure and, in that group, whether or not a macrolide antibiotic
had been prescribed shortly beforehand.
Patients were interviewed and their medical records were abstracted to collect race/ethnicity, clinical laboratory tests, renal imaging studies, renal biopsy results, history of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hepatitis B and C, syphilis, injection drug use, dialysis, and macrolide antibiotic
and tetracycline use prior to the diagnosis of renal disease.
7) more likely to have been recently treated with gatifloxacin than with a macrolide antibiotic
, said Laura Y.
For example, the macrolide antibiotic
azithromycin can be quite toxic to the inner ear in patients who are undergoing treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment is a macrolide antibiotic
routinely used in neonates for prophylaxis of ophthalmia neonatorum, a form of bacterial conjunctivitis that may be contracted by newborns during delivery.
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic
that shows antimicrobial activities.
Failure of macrolide antibiotic
treatment in patients with bacteremia due to erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae.