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  • Erythromycin 500mg Tablets 100's

Erythromycin 500mg Tablets 100's

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Description
Erythromycin 500 mg tablet contains 500 mg Erythromycin BP. Therapeutic indications: For the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused by erythromycin-sensitive organisms. Antibiotic, highly effective in the treatment of a great variety of infections. 1) Upper respiratory tract infections: laryngitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, secondary infections in colds and influenza, tonsillitis, peritonsillar abscess. 2) Lower respiratory tract infections: acute and chronic bronchitis, tracheitis, pneumonia (lobar pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, primary atypical pneumonia), bronchiectasis, legionnaires disease. 3) Eye infections: blepharitis. 4) Ear infections: otitis media and otitis externa, mastoiditis. 5) Oral infections: gingivitis, Vincent's angina. 6) Skin and soft tissue infections: boils and carbuncles, abscesses, pustular acne, paronychia, impetigo, cellulitis, erysipelas. 7) Gastro-intestinal infections: staphylococcal enterocolitis, cholecytis. 8) Other infections: gonorrhoea, syphilis, urethritis, osteomyelitis, lymphogranuloma venereum, diphtheria, prostatis, scarlet fever. 9) Prophylaxis: pre- and post-operative, burns, trauma, rheumatic fever.
How to use
ADULT and CHILD over 8 years: 250–500 mg every 6 hours or 0.5–1 g every 12 hours, up to 4 g daily in severe infections. If administration on a twice daily schedule is desirable in adults or children, one-half of the total daily dose may be given every 12 hours, one hour before meals. Elderly: No special dosage recommendation.
Precautions
Contraindications: Known hypersensitivity to erythromycin. Concomitant use with astemizole, terfenadine, cisapride or pimozide. Erythromycin is contraindicated with ergotamine and dihydroergotamine.