Erythromycin doses are based on weight in children.
It is not known to be harmful to a nursing infant, however you should let your doctor know if you think your baby has developed diarrhoea, thrush or nappy rash if you are breastfeeding while taking a course of erythromycin.
As with other broad spectrum antibiotics, pseudomembranous colitis has been reported rarely with erythromycin. Hepatic first-pass metabolism contributes significantly to the total metabolism of erythromycin after oral dosing 11. Ask your pharmacist or doctor for advice if this happens to you. Never give a double dose of erythromycin. Eat smaller meals, eat and drink slowly, and exercise regularly. Erythromycin is hydrolyzed to anhydro forms anhydroerythromycin AHE and other metabolites , and this process is promoted by ac 5.
This medication may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea due to a type of resistant bacteria.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
If you have a history of or are at risk for developing pancreatitis, you should be closely monitored by your doctor while taking this medication.
Advise patients to talk to their prescriber for more information.
These effects provide a strong deterrent for alcohol use.
By increasing the supply of oxygen to your heart, your heart does not have to work as hard and it is under less stress, which may reduce the risk of further damage occurring to it following a heart attack.
Salt substitutes containing potassium should be avoided.
People with a condition called myasthenia gravis in which there is abnormal muscle weakness. Use of a surface plasmon resonance method to investigate antibiotic and plasma protein interactions.
Erythromycin is particularly useful in individuals allergic to penicillin and in children that are too young for a tetracycline. PM on day before surgery in combination with PO neomycin and mechanical cleansing of large intestine. These common side effects of erythromycin happen in more than 1 in 100 people. Erythromycin is effective in eliminating the organism from the nasopharynx of infected individuals, rendering them noninfectious.