Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Tulathromycin

Synonym(s): Semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic

Contributor(s): Louise Cox-O’Shea , Andrea Tarr

Introduction

Name

  • Tulathromycin.

Class of drug

  • Macrolide antibiotic.
  • Semi synthetic macrolide.

Description

Chemical name

  • (2S,3S,6R,8R,9R,10S,11S,12R)-2-[(2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxypentan-2-yl]-9-[(2S,3R,4S,6R)-4-(dimethylamino)-3-hydroxy-6-methyloxan-2-yl]oxy-8-hydroxy-11-[(2R,4R,5S,6S)-5-hydroxy-4-methoxy-4,6-dimethyl-5-(propylaminomethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy-3,6,8,10,12-pentamethyl-1-oxa-4-azacyclotridecan-13-one.

Molecular formula

  • C41H79N3O12.

Molecular weight

  • 806.092 g/mol.

Physical properties

  • Supplied as aqueous solution.

Storage requirements

  • No specific storage requirements.

Uses

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Indications

Contraindicated in animals producing milk intended for human consumption.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

With other drugs

  • Do not use concurrently with other macrolides or lincosamides.

Withdrawal Period

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Pub Chem (2017) Tulathromycin. U.S. National library of medicine, National centre for biotechnology information.
  • Bishop Y (2005) Ed The Veterinary Formulary. 6th edn. Pharmaceutical Press. ISBN: 0-85369-579-2.
  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.

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