Which medications in the drug class Macrolides are used in the treatment of Leprosy?

Updated: Jun 05, 2020
  • Author: Darvin Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Macrolides

Clarithromycin (Biaxin (DSC))

Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. Used as a second-line treatment in combination with minocycline, ofloxacin, and clofazimine in patients with rifampin-resistant leprosy.


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