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1 result for Name/Synonym equals CLARITHROMYCIN 
Drug Name: Clarithromycin [USAN:USP:INN:BAN:JAN] View Structure
Description: A semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic derived from ERYTHROMYCIN that is active against a variety of microorganisms. It can inhibit protein synthesis in bacteria by reversibly binding to the 50S ribosomal subunits. This inhibits the translocation of aminoacyl transfer-RNA and prevents peptide chain elongation. 

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