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(erythromycin topical) Solution 1.5%
For Dermatologic Use Only - Not for Ophthalmic Use
STATICIN (erythromycin topical solution 1.5%) Topical Solution contains erythromycin for topical derma-tologic use. Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic produced from a strain of Saccaro- polyspora erythraea (formerly Streptomyces erythreus). It is a base and readily forms salts with acids.
Chemically, erythromycin is C37H67NO13. It has the following structural formula:
Erythromycin has the molecular weight of 733.94. It is a white to grayish white or pale yellow crystalline powder.
Each mL of STATICIN (erythromycin topical solution 1.5%) contains 15 milligrams of erythromycin in a base of alcohol, propylene glycol, laureth-4 and fragrance.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/3/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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