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Erythrocin Granules

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Composition for Erythrocin Granules

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Primary uses of Erythrocin Granules

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MRP
17.48
30 ml in 1 sachet
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Medicine Overview of Erythrocin Granules

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Uses of Erythrocin Granules

Erythrocin Granules is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Erythrocin Granules side effects

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Erythrocin Granules

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. Erythrocin Granules is to be taken empty stomach.

How Erythrocin Granules works

Erythrocin Granules is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Erythrocin Granules

Expert advice for Erythrocin Granules

  • Erythrocin Granules will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete.
  • Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Erythrocin Granules.
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Special precautions for Erythrocin Granules
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interactions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Erythrocin Granules is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Erythrocin Granules is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Erythrocin Granules does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Erythrocin Granules is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Erythrocin Granules is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of this medicine may affect hearing in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Erythrocin Granules should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Erythrocin Granules may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine in liver disease patients can cause hearing loss.

What if you miss a dose of Erythrocin Granules?uses

If you miss a dose of Erythrocin Granules, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Erythrocin Granules

Frequently asked questions about Erythromycin

Erythrocin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics
Q. Is it penicillin?
Erythromycin is not penicillin
Erythrocin does not contain sulfa
Erythrocin 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
Erythrocin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Erythrocin 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
Erythrocin may cause gas, weight gain and drowsiness.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Erythrocin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Erythrocin with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Erythrocin with Ergotamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap, Ergotab
Erythrocin with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Erythrocin with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmist, Zolmit, Zolpax
Erythrocin with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Erythrocin with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Erythrocin with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Erythrocin with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Erythrocin with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Erythrocin with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Erythrocin with Nicergoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Erythrocin with Lovastatin
SERIOUS
Erythrocin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Erythrocin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Erythrocin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Erythrocin with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Bevent
Erythrocin with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Erythrocin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Erythrocin with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Erythrocin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Erythrocin with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Erythrocin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Erythrocin with Simvastatin
SERIOUS
Erythrocin with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Erythrocin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Erythrocin with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Erythrocin with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Erythrocin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac, Buson
Erythrocin with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Erythrocin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Erythrocin with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Erythrocin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Erythrocin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Erythrocin with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Erythrocin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S, Q Spin
Erythrocin with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Erythrocin with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Erythrocin with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebibast, Stin, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Erythrocin with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
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Substitutes for Erythrocin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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