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Azithromycin

 
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    IV / oral
    Azithromycin
    Zithromax 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibits protein synthesis by binding to the 50s ribosomal subunit, resulting in inaccurate mRNA translation.
    • Microbiology
    • A wide spectrum of activity against gram positives, atypical respiratory organisms (Legionella, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma) and Bordatella pertussis (whooping cough)

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