Erytheocin (Erythromycin Estolate)
What is Erytheocin (Erythromycin Estolate) used for?
Erytheocin (Erythromycin Estolate) is an antibiotic with a wide range of uses. It is used to treat bacterial infections such as Legionnaires' disease, whooping cough, diphtheria, venereal disease, as well as ear, intestine and skin infections. It may be given to patients who are about to undergo surgery or dental operations to prevent them from getting an infection.
How should I use Erytheocin (Erythromycin Estolate)?
Erytheocin (Erythromycin Estolate) tablets are taken by mouth. These tablets are normally taken 4 times per day, (every 6 hours) or 3 times per day (every 8 hours). The period of treatment will vary, depending on the patient's condition. Most patients are told to take this medication for 7 to 21 days. You must continue taking it until you have completed the entire prescribed amount.
What are the side effects of Erytheocin (Erythromycin Estolate)?
Erytheocin (Erythromycin Estolate) may cause side effects, such as:
You should immediately consult your physician if you notice any more serious side effects.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Erytheocin (Erythromycin Estolate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.