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TAO (troleandomycin) is a synthetically derived acetylated ester of oleandomycin, an antibiotic elaborated by a species of Streptomyces antibioticus. It is a white crystalline compound, insoluble in water, but readily soluble and stable in the presence of gastric juice. The compound has a molecular weight of 814 and corresponds to the empirical formula C 41 H 67 NO 15 .
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Tao Information
- Tao Drug Interactions Center: troleandomycin oral
- Tao Side Effects Center
- Tao FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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