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Macrolide - Azithromycin

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timwalker@*.com

Oct 06 2020, 11:04 pm

Wow!Just watch Lecture on macrolides! I found the lecture a great review. Love the illustrations, your ability to explain physiological processes. Excited to watch the next one!

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Oct 05 2020, 9:15 pm

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Azithromycin is an antibiotic used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections.[3] This includes middle ear infectionsstrep throatpneumoniatraveler's diarrhea, and certain other intestinal infections.[3] It can also be used for a number of sexually transmitted infections, including chlamydia and gonorrhea infections.[3] Along with other medications, it may also be used for malaria.[3] It can be taken by mouth or intravenously with doses once per day.[3]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azithromycin

 

Macrolides

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macrolide#:~:text=The%20mechanism%20of%20action%20of,well%20as%20inhibiting%20ribosomal%20translation.

 

Effect of Azithromycin on NK cells

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22410149/

 

 

Learning objectives of this video are the following:

1. Understanding structure of Azithromycin.

2. Mechanism of action 

3. Spectrum 

4. Side effects 

5. Important things to know about Azithromycin in regard to SARS-COV-2 infection.

Presented by Dr. Mobeen Syed

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Author declares no conflict of interest.

In addition to the presenter, following authors who may have helped with the content writing, review, or approval declare no conflict of interest.

  • Dr. Mobeen Syed
  • Dr. Pei Purdom (DNP)
  • Dr. Benish Zahra
  • Dr. Iqra Batool
  • Dr. Heba Alzawahri

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