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Composition for EROB


food interaction for EROB

alcohol interaction for EROB

pregnancy interaction for EROB

lactation interaction for EROB

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
Erob syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown no adverse effect on the fetus, but there is no human studies or animal studies have shown an adverse effect that was not confirmed in human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.




Erythromycin is used to treat ear, nose, throat, chest, skin and soft tissue infections (acne, tooth infection), and sexually transmitted disease (like syphilis).

How it works

Erythromycin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics. Erythromycin inhibits bacterial protein synthesis, thereby stopping the bacterial growth or sometimes killing sensitive bacteria.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Pancreatic inflammation, Liver disorder, Abdominal cramp, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Anaphylactic reaction, Diarrhoea, Fainting, Fatigue, Weakness, Fever, Hearing loss, Altered heart rate, Bradycardia, Itching, Rash, Skin reaction, Skin redness, Sore tongue, Sore mouth, Steven-johnsons syndrome, Stomach pain, Tachycardia, Vaginal itching, Vaginal discharge, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye


Bromhexine is used to treat breathing difficulties caused by excessive mucus secretions in the air passages associated with respiratory tract infections.

How it works

Bromhexine belongs to the class of medications called as expectorants/mucolytic agents. It acts by thinning the mucus which facilitates expectoration and eases cough.

Common side effects

Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Dizziness, Headache


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Expert advice for EROB

Do not start or continue the erythromycin tablet/capsule/suspension and consult your doctor:
  • If you are allergic to erythromycin or any other ingredient of the tablet/capsule/suspension.
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have liver or heart problem or suffer from myasthenia gravis.
  • If you are taking medicines for any allergic condition, migraine, raised bad lipids in your blood, drugs for mental illness, epilepsy or heart failure.

Frequently asked questions for EROB


Q. Is erythromycin/althrocin/erythrocin/erycin an antibiotic?
Erythromycin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics.

Q. Is it penicillin?
  Erythromycin is not penicillin.

Q. Does erythromycin have sulfa in it?
 Erythromycin does not contain sulfa.
Q. Is erythromycin used for sinus infection, pink eye, strep throat, UTI, bladder infection, tooth infection, ear infection, chest infection or tonsillitis?
Erythromycin can be used to treat sinus infection, pink eye, strep throat, UTI, bladder infection, tooth infection, ear infection, chest infection or tonsillitis. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.
Q. Is erythromycin and azithromycin the same?
Erythromycin and azithromycin belongs to same class of drugs, however they differ in their some of the indications.
Q. Is erythromycin safe?
Erythromycin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is erythromycin over the counter drug?
Erythromycin is not an over the counter drug. It is a prescription drug.
Q. Can I take erythromycin with paracetamol, ibuprofen, methotrexate or vitamins?
Interaction is not observed, when erythromycin is taken with paracetamol, ibuprofen and vitamins however do consult your doctor before use. Drug interaction may occur when methotrexate is taken with erythromycin.
Q. Does erythromycin cause gas, weight gain, and drowsiness?
Erythromycin may cause gas, weight gain and drowsiness.


Q. Is Bromhexine an antihistamine?
No, Bromhexineis not an antihistamine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 April, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)