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Drug information on Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg) (Erythromycin) from Pharmacia & Upjohn

Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg)

  Suspension   
Pharmacia & Upjohn
Generic : Erythromycin
 24.11
100mg/5ml
60ml

Drug Name : Erythromycin

Erythromycin(ERY-C) generic Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg) is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as bronchitis, diphtheria, legionnaires' disease, pertussis etc. It slows or stops bacterial cell growth.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg)

   Most Frequent : Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and loss of appetite.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Adults: The usual dose is 250 mg every 6 hours taken one hour before meals.
Child: The usual dosage is 30 to 50 mg/kg/day in divided doses.

How to use Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

When is Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to patients who are taking terfenadine or astemizole and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, yellowing of the skin or eyes, colitis, stomach problems, irregular heartbeat, blood disease porphyria, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

• It may aggravate muscle weakness in patients with myasthenia gravis.

• Monitor liver function, kidney function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Erythrocin (60 ml) (100 mg)

Store it at controlled room temperature (15°C to 30°C), and in an airtight container.



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