Author | Peggy S. Yam, PharmD

Articles

Pitfalls in Prescribing: Macrolide-Drug Interactions: Update on the Most Common and Clinically Significant

July 01, 2004

Macrolides are commonlyused to treat avariety of infections.Erythromycin haslong been recognizedas having numerous highly importantdrug interactions.1 Althoughclarithromycin generally has somewhatless of an effect on the clearanceof other drugs, it also has severalclinically relevant interactions.1-3