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Erythromycin is produced by a strain of Saccharopolyspora erythraea
(formerly Streptomyces erythraeus) and belongs to the macrolide group of
antibiotics. It is basic and readily forms salts with acids. The base, the
stearate salt, and the esters are poorly soluble in water. Erythromycin
ethylsuccinate is an ester of erythromycin suitable for oral administration.
Erythromycin ethylsuccinate is known chemically as erythromycin 2"-(ethyl succinate). The
molecular formula is C43H75NO16 and the
molecular weight is 862.06. The structural formula is:
Ery-Ped 200, Ery-Ped 400: Caramel, polysorbate, sodium citrate, sucrose, xanthan gum and artificial flavors.
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