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Suggest alternative medication in place of Erythromycin

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Posted on Mon, 16 Nov 2015
Question: Thanks ,, My wife is having hernial surgery and the Dr. has prescribed Erythromycin . None seems available in my area and is very expensive , are there any equivalents or ant bacterials for this type of surgery . Please and thanks .
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Answered by Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis (5 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
clarithromycin or azithromycin

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

erythromycin is a macrolide. Other macrolides include clarithromycin, azithromycin, roxithromycin.

I hope you find my comments helpful!
You can contact me again, if you'd like any clarification or further information.

Kind Regards!


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Brief Answer: clarithromycin or azithromycin Detailed Answer: Hello, erythromycin is a macrolide. Other macrolides include clarithromycin, azithromycin, roxithromycin. I hope you find my comments helpful! You can contact me again, if you'd like any clarification or further information. Kind Regards!