Erythrocin Granules

icon
Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Erythrocin NA Granules

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
icon
Kidney
17.48
30 ml in 1 sachet
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Erythrocin Granules

uses

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).
uses

Side effects of Erythrocin Granules

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

uses

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. It is better to take Erythrocin Granules empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Erythrocin Granules works

Erythrocin granules is an antibiotic. It stops the 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

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.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Erythrocin Granules
icon
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Erthromycin with alcohol may cause minor drug interac
tions which may not be clinically relevant in all patients.
...
+more
icon
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.
...
+more
icon
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.
...
+more
icon
Driving
SAFE
Erythrocin Granules does not usually affect your ability to drive.
icon
Kidney
UNSAFE
Erythrocin Granules is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 6mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Erythromycin, 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 for Erythrocin NA Granules

Frequently asked questions for 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.
+more

Substitutes for Erythrocin

No substitutes found for this medicine
Top Ophthalmologists
doctor
4.9
doctor
Dr. Shishir Agrawal
MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.9
doctor
Dr. Parul Sharma
MBBS, MS, DNB, Fellowship
4.2
doctor
Dr. Tinku Bali Razdan
MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
Dr. Vishal Grover
MBBS, MS, Fellowship
4.3
cross img