Agent Name

Spiramycin

CAS Number

8025-81-8

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Sequamycin; Rovamycin; Selectomycin; Leucomycin; Foromacidin; Provamycin; Spiramycin; Rovamicina; [ChemFinder]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in farmers and veterinarians using this antibiotic; [Kanerva, p. 796] Asthma reported in pharmaceutical workers; [Malo]

Reference Link

Asthma due to inhaled chemical agents--the macrolide antibiotic Spiramycin

Exposure Assessment
Reference Link

Occupational contact dermatitis due to spiramycin and/or tylosin among farmers

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

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