Immunomodulatory Effects of Azithromycin

Immunomodulatory Effects of Azithromycin

Macrolides (for example, azithromycin, erythromycin, fidaxomicin and clarithromycin) are a class of bacteriostatic antibiotics commonly employed in medical practice against various gram-positive and atypical bacterial species. Besides their antibacterial properties, macrolides are reported to also have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects.

Modern Medicine – Issue 3 2021