Description Of ERYTHROMYCIN 250 MG
Erythromycin 250 MG Tablet is a macrolide antibiotic which is used to treat infections of the lungs, throat, ear, etc. caused by bacteria. This drug is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only.
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Uses of ERYTHROMYCIN 250 MG
- Prophylaxis for Rheumatic Fever
What is ERYTHROMYCIN 250 MG?
Erythromycin is used to treat certain bacterial infections which includes mild to moderate upper respiratory tract infections such as inflammation of the tonsil, throat, voice box, and cavities around the nasal passages, pus-filled pocket behind the tonsil, and secondary epidemic in influenza. It is also used to treat lower respiratory tract infections such as inflammation of the windpipe, severe inflammation of the lining of airways of the lungs (bronchitis), pneumonia, pneumonia of newborn baby, damaged airways of the lungs, pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. Also, eye infections such as inflammation of the eyelid and inflammation of the eye of the newborn and oral infections such as gum inflammation and painful gums infection. It is also used to treat skin and soft tissue infections such as boils and pus-filled skin bumps, skin infection around the toenails or fingernails, bacterial skin infection.
How ERYTHROMYCIN 250 MG working
Erythrocin 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins needed by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and detain the infection from spreading.
Take the missed dose as soon as you memorize. Skip the missed one if it's time for the next dose. Avoid taking a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
In case of overdose, stop using this medicine and provide monitoring with supportive care to such patients. Stomach emptying should be performed by cleaning out the contents of the stomach.
- eating disorder
- inflammation of the pancreas
Precautions And Warnings
Before you use Erythromycin, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine and update your medical records to record this information.
Before you use Erythromycin, tell your doctor of your medical history including diarrhea associated with Clostridium difficile bacteria. The treatment with Erythromycin alter the microorganisms that live in the intestine resulting in the overgrowth of C.difficile bacteria. The incidence of mild to possibly fatal diarrhea associated with Clostridium difficile has been reported to occur within 2 months of the use of antibacterial agents.
You should store Erythromycin below 30°C (86°F). Store the medicine away from the reach of children and pets.