Erythrocin 100 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Erythromycin (100 mg)
  • Storage: Store at room temperature

Erythrocin 100 Tablet Information

Erythrocin 100 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections. Erythrocin 100 Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Erythrocin 100 Tablet. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Erythrocin 100 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Erythrocin 100 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Erythrocin 100 Tablet's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. In addition, Erythrocin 100 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Erythrocin 100 Tablet related warnings section.

Other contraindications of Erythrocin 100 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Erythrocin 100 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Erythrocin 100 Tablet is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Erythrocin 100 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Erythrocin 100 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Erythrocin 100 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Neonates (0 to 1 month)
  • Disease: Stye
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Erythrocin 100 Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Erythrocin 100 Tablet is used -

Moderate

  • Gastrointestinal discomfort
  • Fainting
  • Weakness
  • Erythema

Mild

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Hearing Loss
  • पेट दर्द
  • Skin irritation

Erythrocin 100 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Erythrocin 100 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Erythrocin is safe for pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Erythrocin 100 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can safely use Erythrocin.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Erythrocin 100 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Erythrocin is not harmful for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Erythrocin 100 Tablet on the Liver?


    Side effects of Erythrocin rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Erythrocin 100 Tablet on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Erythrocin for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Erythrocin 100 Tablet with Other Drugs

Erythrocin 100 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Erythrocin 100 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Erythrocin 100 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Erythrocin 100 Tablet

  • Is this Erythrocin 100 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Erythrocin 100 Tablet is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Erythrocin 100 Tablet since it does not cause drowsiness.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Erythrocin 100 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Erythrocin 100 Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Erythrocin 100 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Erythrocin 100 Tablet


    When consumed with certain foods, Erythrocin 100 Tablet may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Erythrocin 100 Tablet


    Information about the interaction of Erythrocin 100 Tablet and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Erythrocin 100 Tablet

Question over 3 years ago

Can I take Erythrocin for sore throat?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Yes, Erythrocin can be used for the treatment of sore throat (pharyngitis). Since it is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, you are advised to not take this drug by yourself to avoid bacterial resistance.

Question over 3 years ago

Does Erythrocin cause nausea and vomiting?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, Erythrocin causes nausea and vomiting, this occurs rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug. If it persist or becomes severe then discuss with your doctor immediately.

Question about 3 years ago

Can I take Erythrocin if i am allergic to penicillin?

Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

Yes, Erythrocin can be used in those patients who are allergic to penicillin. Your doctor may use a patch test to determine whether you are allergic to erythromycin as well or not.

Question almost 4 years ago

Does Erythrocin cover pseudomonas?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

It is generally found to be resistant against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antibiotic sensitivity test is recommended to confirm its susceptibility against pseudomonas.

Question over 3 years ago

Can I take Erythrocin without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Erythrocin is a prescription drug, hence do not take it without consulting doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without doctor's advice.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pce (erythromycin)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 752-754



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