Azalide

Azalide

Azalides are a class of macrolide antibiotics which contain a nitrogen in the macrolide ring. This imparts different pharmocokinetic properties and is associated with greater stability of the molecule. One such azalide is the antibiotic azithromycin (Zithromax).

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