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Testing Status of Azithromycin (AIDS Initiative) M970075


CASRN: 83905-01-5

Formula: C38-H72-N2-O12

Synonyms/Common Names

  • N-methyl-11-aza-10-deoxo-10-dihydroerythromycin A
  • 1-Oxa-6-azacyclopentadecan-15-one, 13-((2,6-dideoxy-3-C-methyl-3-O-methyl-alpha-L-ribo-hexopyranosyl)oxy)-2-ethyl-3,4,10-trihydroxy-3,5,6,8,10,12,14-heptamethyl-11-((3,4,6-trideoxy-3-(dimethylamino)-beta-D-xylo-hexopyranosyl)oxy)-, (2R,3S,4R,5R,8R,10R,11R,12S,13S,14R)-
  • Sumamed
  • Zithromax

Known Uses

Antibiotic used in combination with other drugs as preventive treatment against both toxoplasmosis and mac. Also used for treating cryptosporidoiosis.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 4 days Immunotoxicity (Topical Application)  (IMM97010)  Completed 
    • Mice: BALB/c
    • Dose: 10, 20, OR 40% (W/V).