Josamycin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Josamycin
Josamycin.png
Josamycin ball-and-stick.png
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
ATC code J01FA07 (WHO)
Identifiers
CAS Number 16846-24-5 YesY
PubChem (CID) 5284579
DrugBank DB01321 YesY
ChemSpider 4447629 YesY
UNII HV13HFS217 YesY
KEGG D01235 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:31739 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL224436 N
PDB ligand ID JOS (PDBe, RCSB PDB)
ECHA InfoCard 100.037.140
Chemical and physical data
Formula C42H69NO15
Molar mass 827.995 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
 NYesY (what is this?)  (verify)

Josamycin is a macrolide antibiotic. It is synthesized from strains of Streptomyces narbonensis var. josamyceticus var. nova

Currently sold in various countries.

Brand examples are:

Europe: Josalid, Josacine, Iosalide, Josamina. Russia: Wilprafen (Вильпрафен). Japan: Josamy.

Adverse effects[edit]

There has been a case report of oedema of the feet.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bosch, X.; Pedrol, E.; Casado, X.; Urbano-Marquez, A. (1993). "Josamycin-induced pedal oedema" (pdf). British Medical Journal (Clinical research ed.). 307 (6895): 26. doi:10.1136/bmj.307.6895.26-a. PMC 1678472Freely accessible. PMID 8343666.