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What is Erythromycin

Erythromycin is an antibiotic helpful for the treatment of a number of microbial contagions. This includes breathing system infections, skin infections, chlamydia contagions, pelvic inflammatory condition, and syphilis. It may likewise be used while pregnant to protect against Group B streptococcal infection in the newborn. Erythromycin might be recommended to improve postponed stomach emptying. Erythromycin could be offered intravenously as well as orally. An eye ointment is regularly recommended after shipment to prevent eye infections in the newborn.Never take Erythromycin in bigger or smaller amounts or for longer than suggested. If a kid is using this medicine, tell your doctor if the kid has any adjustments in weight. Erythromycin doses are based upon weight in kids.You should not squash, eat, or break a delayed-release capsule or tablet. Ingest it whole. Serious side effects are not likely to take place. Stop utilizing benzoyl peroxide and also erythromycin topical as well as look for urgent medical interest if you experience an allergy: shortness of breath, closing of the throat, swelling of the lips, face or tongue, hives. You may experience some skin burning, stinging, tingling, itching, inflammation, dryness, peeling off, or irritation while consuming benzoyl peroxide topical. If these side effects are excessive, apply benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin topical much less regularly.

How to purchase Erythromycin online

You may conveniently order Erythromycin online with a help of our website. But at the same time you need to take your treatment carefully. Even when you believe that details pointed out above is enough to start taking this drug for recovery, you must consult your medical specialist initially.

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Uses

Erythromycin is an antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). These medicines may also be used to treat Legionnaires' disease and for other problems as determined by your doctor.

How to take

Take erythromycin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

You may take erythromycin with or without food.

Do not crush, chew, break, or open an erythromycin tablet or capsule. Swallow it whole.

Side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to erythromycin: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;
  • diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
  • hearing problems;
  • vomiting or fussiness after eating (in a child taking erythromycin);
  • nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or
  • severe skin reaction -- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

Less serious erythromycin side effects may include:

  • mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or stomach pain;
  • dizziness, headache, feeling tired;
  • vaginal itching or discharge; or
  • mild itching or skin rash.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.

Precautions

Before you take erythromycin, tell your doctor if you have liver disease, myasthenia gravis, a heart rhythm disorder, a history of Long QT syndrome, or low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood.

Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking erythromycin and call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

Drug interactions

Many drugs can interact with erythromycin. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:

  • alfentanil (Alfenta);
  • bromocriptine (Parlodel);
  • cilostazol (Pletal);
  • colchicine (Colcrys);
  • cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Gengraf, Neoral);
  • digoxin (Lanoxin);
  • methylprednisolone (Medrol);
  • sildenafil (Viagra);
  • tacrolimus (Prograf);
  • theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Theochron, Uniphyl);
  • vinblastine (Velban);
  • alprazolam (Xanax) or triazolam (Halcion);
  • a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
  • carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol), phenytoin (Dilantin), or valproic acid (Depakene, Stavzor);
  • atorvastatin (Lipitor, Caduet), lovastatin (Mevacor, Altoprev, Advicor), or simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin);
  • heart or blood pressure medicine such as amlodipine (Norvasc, Caduet, Exforge, Lotrel, Tekamlo, Tribenzor, Twynsta, Amturnide), diltiazem (Cardizem, Cartia, Dilacor, Diltia, Diltzac, Taztia, Tiazac), or verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan);
  • a heart rhythm medication such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), disopyramide (Norpace), dofetilide (Tikosyn), dronedarone (Multaq), flecainide (Tambocor), ibutilide (Corvert), mexiletine (Mexitil), procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl), propafenone, (Rythmol), quinidine (Quin-G), sotalol (Betapace), and others; or
  • any other antibiotics.

This list is not complete and there are many other drugs that can interact with erythromycin.

Missed dose

If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep away from children and pets.