Erythrocin FT (500 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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Drug information on Erythrocin FT (500 mg) (Erythromycin) from Pharmacia & Upjohn
Drug Name : Erythromycin
Erythromycin(ERY-C) generic Erythrocin FT (500 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.
More Info about Erythromycin
Trade Names for Erythromycin
ERY-C, Ery-Tab, Erythromycin Base Filmtab, PCE Dispertab
PO- Adults: The usual dose is 250 mg every 6 hours taken one hour before meals.
The usual dosage is 30 to 50 mg/kg/day in divided doses.
Most Frequent :
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and loss of appetite.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.
Contraindicated to patients who are taking terfenadine or astemizole and hypersensitivity.
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature (15°C to 30°C), and in an airtight container.
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