General Spectrum of Activity
Monitor QTc in patients with increased risk.
Prolongation of QTc interval. Association with increased cardiovascular mortality in observational studies.
Cost per day based on doses of 250mg PO q24h or 500mg IV q24h.
Antimicrobial class: Macrolide
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 11-68 hours
Urine penetration: Poor
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
CSF penetration: Poor
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic