Meclocycline

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Meclocycline
Skeletal formula of meclocycline
Ball-and-stick model of the meclocycline molecule
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  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
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FormulaC22H21ClN2O8
Molar mass476.86 g/mol g·mol−1
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Meclocycline (INN) is a tetracycline antibiotic.[1] It is used topically (i.e. for skin infections) as it is totally insoluble in water and may cause liver and kidney damage if given systemically.

Its production for medical use has been discontinued.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meclocycline sulfosalicylate". pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Orange Book: Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations". www.accessdata.fda.gov. Retrieved 3 January 2019.