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Patent / 2000

A process for the purification of roxithromycby crystallization of methanol

Hovione Inter Ltd.

Authors:
  • William Heggie
  • Alexandre Carvalho
Source:
EP 985680
A process for the purifn. of roxithromycin, antibiotic for therapeutic purposes, which the purifn. is carried out by the dissoln. or suspension of the product methanol followed by cooling. Purifn. may albe obtained by addn. of a non-solvent and/or by concn. of the mixt., thus obtaining a purified product.