Brand Name: Ery-Tab, PCE, E-Mycin, Eryc, Ilosone, Eryped, Ilotycin, Erythra-Derm, Staticin, Pediazole
Generic Name: Erythromycin
Belonging to a group of macrolide antibiotics, Erythromycin produces a powerful impact on the growth, development and spreading of bacteria in the body.
Due to potential influence of the medication, the level of proteins decreases significantly. That, in its turn, provokes lack of nutrition for proper bacteria multiplication.
Thus, Erythromycin is appreciated as a remedy to improve the symptoms of infections caused by bacteria.
Consult your medical professional about off-label drug intake.
Never start the medication intake without previous doctor’s instructions, since its ingredients may activate undesirable side effects, if misused or overused.
Erythromycin use can be contraindicated for a range of people, including the ones who:
It is inevitable to guarantee a high safety level of Erythromycin use right before its intake.
Special dose adjustments may be required in case a patient has experienced accompanying health disorders. Warn your healthcare provider about other illnesses and health disorders you have, paying ultimate attention to:
Provide your doctor with a complete list of prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbal supplements and other pharmaceutical products you use to prevent possible risk of harmful interactions.
Do not combine Erythromycin with the following treatments without doctor’s instructions:
Keep in mind that this is not a full list of pharmaceuticals that may interact with Erythromycin. That is why, it is inevitable to warn the doctor about all the current therapies you have.
Follow safety directions and doctor’s recommendations to promote a dependable and effective therapy.
Erythromycin dose usually depends on peculiarities of the patient’s health, his/her condition and other specifications. However, on average, 250-500 mg is enough to clear the infection and significantly decrease the signs of the disorder.
Generally, the medication should never be administered in higher or lower doses, nor longer than the prescribed duration.
The slightest misuse will activate devastating reactions and side effects. It is vital to take the medication for the full length of the therapy, since the signs of the complication may disappear earlier than the overall condition.
Seek immediate medical assistance, once the drug intake resulted in severe allergic reactions or other dangerous abnormalities.
Call your healthcare provider and inform him/her about other complications that have appeared and started bothering you, especially: