Chemical formula C28H47NO4S
CAS number 55297-95-5
What category does tiamulin belong to?
Tiamulin is a member of the pleuromutilin class of antibiotic drugs used to treat bacterial infections, particularly in pigs and poultry, such as swine dysentery.
What is Tiamulin used for?
Tiamulin works by inhibiting protein synthesis at the ribosome level. In veterinary medicine, tiamulin is used to treat and prevent dysentery, pneumonia, and mycoplasmal infections in pigs and poultry.
What is the mechanism of action of tiamulin?
Tiamulin is highly effective against a variety of bacterial infections, including Mycoplasma , Pasteurella , and Escherichia coli , and its mechanism of action involves interfering with the synthesis of bacterial cell wall components, such as peptidoglycan.
How long does it take to stop taking Tiamulin?
In some countries in the EU, the required withdrawal time for safe consumption of poultry meat products treated with therapeutic levels of tiamulin is 72 hours.
What drugs should not be mixed with tiamulin?
When used at therapeutic levels, tiamulin has strong interactions with the ionophore anticoccidia drugs monensin, naramycin, and salinomycin, even leading to death, but this is dose-related, There is no interaction at low doses.