Flurithromycin Ethyl Succinate

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Flurithromycin Ethyl Succinate Chemical formula
Synonyms: Etilsuccinato de fluritromicina; Flurithromycin Ethylsuccinate; Flurithromycine, Éthylsuccinate de; Flurithromycini Ethylsuccinas. (8S)-8-Fluoroerythromycin mono(ethyl butanedioate) ester.
Cyrillic synonym: Флуритромицина Этилсукцинат.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C43H74FNO16 = 880.0.
CAS — 82664-20-8 (flurithromycin); 82730-23-2 ATC — J0 1 FA14.
ATC Vet — QJ0 1FA14.

💊 Profile

Flurithromycin is a fluorinated macrolide antibacterial derived from erythromycin. It is given orally as the ethyl succinate but doses are expressed in terms of the base. The usual dose in the treatment of susceptible infections is the equivalent of 375 mg of flurithromycin twice daily, after meals.
1. Saverino D, et al. Antibacterial profile of flurithromycin, a new macrolide. J Antimicrob Chemother 1992; 30: 261–72.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Ital.: Flurizic; Mizar; Ritro.
Published February 16, 2019.