erythromycin: an antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative

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... ERYTHROMYCIN (E.E.S.®, Ery-Tab®, Erythrocin®, PCE®, EryPed®, Ilosone®) is a macrolide antibiotic. Erythromycin kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It treats many kinds of infection, including pneumonia (lung infections), skin infections, some sexually transmitted diseases, and Legionnaire''s disease. Erythromycin also treats severe acne, and prevents heart problems in patients with rheumatic fever. There are erythromycin tablets, extended-release tablets, capsules and extended-release capsules. Some generic products are available. ...
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Erythromycin Systematic (IUPAC) name 6-(4-dimethylamino-3-hydroxy ...
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