- OralErythromycinErythrocinDiarrhoea is a significant side effect
- Mechanism of Action
- Inhibits protein synthesis by binding to the 50s ribosomal subunit, resulting in inaccurate mRNA translation.
- A wide spectrum of activity against gram positives, atypical respiratory organisms (Legionella, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma) and Bordatella pertussis (whooping cough)
- Adverse Effects