General Spectrum of Activity
Monitor QTc in patients with increased risk of prolongation
Prolongation of QTc interval. Association with increased cardiovascular mortality in observational studies.
May exacerbate muscle weakness in persons with myasthenia gravis. Use with caution.
Antimicrobial class: Macrolide
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 68 hours
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic
CSF penetration: Poor
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Poor