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Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that has an antimicrobial spectrum similar to or slightly wider than that of penicillin, and is often used for people who have an allergy to penicillins. For respiratory tract infections, it has better coverage of atypical organisms, including mycoplasma and Legionellosis. Erythromycin is an antibiotic produced from a strain of Streptomyces erythraeus.
New method of developing antibiotics

New method of developing antibiotics

Antibiotic-resistant MRSA all too common

Antibiotic-resistant MRSA all too common

Genotoxic bacteria in the digestive tract

Genotoxic bacteria in the digestive tract

New method allows heart beat triggers to be viewed and better understood

New method allows heart beat triggers to be viewed and better understood

Antibiotics overprescribed for sore throat

Antibiotics overprescribed for sore throat

Commonly used drugs raise the risk of cardiac problems

Commonly used drugs raise the risk of cardiac problems

Increased risk of sudden cardiac death from some non-cardiac drugs

Increased risk of sudden cardiac death from some non-cardiac drugs

Using X-ray crystallography, researchers have "seen" the structural basis for antibiotic resistanc

Using X-ray crystallography, researchers have "seen" the structural basis for antibiotic resistanc

Researchers make gains in understanding antibiotic resistance

Researchers make gains in understanding antibiotic resistance

Penicillin V and erythromycin have no benefit for most adults with acute laryngitis

Penicillin V and erythromycin have no benefit for most adults with acute laryngitis

Benzoyl peroxide effective treatment for acne

Benzoyl peroxide effective treatment for acne

People could be exposed to antibiotic-resistant bacteria from breathing air from swine feeding facilities

People could be exposed to antibiotic-resistant bacteria from breathing air from swine feeding facilities

Prescription drugs from bogus Canadian website are all fake

Prescription drugs from bogus Canadian website are all fake

Medicine storage temperatures are too high

Medicine storage temperatures are too high

Three-dimensional cryo-electron microscope may help guide the design of new antibiotics

Three-dimensional cryo-electron microscope may help guide the design of new antibiotics

KETEK® (telithromycin) is highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) isolates

KETEK® (telithromycin) is highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) isolates