What is Erythromycin?

Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that has an antimicrobial spectrum similar to or slightly wider than that of penicillin, and is often prescribed for people who have an allergy to penicillins. For respiratory tract infections, it has better coverage of atypical organisms, including Mycoplasma and legionellosis.

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Hi, I am 55 yo female and after surgery 8 weeks ago on my nose, i got yet another infection. My doctor has prescribed Erythromycin 400mg.(due to...

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You have been operated in your nose 8 weeks ago. You got another infection probably in the nose. You are allergic to penicillin, So Tab...

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Hi, Our doctor has suggested althrocin drops for my 3 month old baby who has fever and vomitting (no loose motions but smelly farts). My 27 month...

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Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic,
I went through your history and concerns regarding the use of althrocin drops in your 3 months old...

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I was just prescribed Sulfameth/Trimeth DS. I am allergic to Amoxicillan, Metronidozle, Clyndamycin, and erythromycin. I am "scared" to take this...

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Hi thanks for writing to us.
At the outset I would say you have not mentioned for what infection you are taking antibiotics. Yes...

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