Comparative anti-inflammatory effects of roxithromycin, azithromycin and clarithromycin.

  title={Comparative anti-inflammatory effects of roxithromycin, azithromycin and clarithromycin.},
  author={F. Scaglione and G. Rossoni},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  volume={41 Suppl B},
  • F. Scaglione, G. Rossoni
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
  • There are many published reports on the anti-inflammatory effects of macrolides, some dating back to the introduction of erythromycin. Macrolides have been shown to affect a number of the processes involved in inflammation, including the migration of neutrophils, the oxidative burst in phagocytes and the production of various cytokines, although the precise mechanisms are not clear. These effects have been linked to the ability of macrolides to accumulate in mammalian cells. Roxithromycin, a… CONTINUE READING
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