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Erycin contains Erythromycin is one of the most widely used antibiotics, Erythromycin belongs in a group of drugs called macrolide antibiotics
Product Molecule
Erycin Tablets
Erythromycin
Indications
Mild to moderate Upper and lower respiratory tract infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes; Streptococcus pneumonia. Listerosis, pertussis, skin & skin structure infections, diphtheria, intestinal amoebiasis, acute pelvic inflammatory disease.
Pharmacological Class
Antibiotic: Macrolide.
Pharmacological Properties
Antibiotic
Mechanism Of Action
Erythromycin acts by inhibition of protein synthesis by binding 50 S ribosomal subunits of susceptible organisms.
Side Effects
Rash, urticaria; nausea, vomiting, GI discomfort; ototoxicity; central neurotoxicity; agranulocytosis; arrhythmias; pancreatitis. Potentially Fatal: Hepatotoxicity, cholestatic jaundice; raised serum transaminases; eosinophilia.
Contraindications
Erythromycin is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to this antibiotic, porphyria, hepatic impairment, pregnancy
Observations
Should be taken on an empty stomach. (Best taken on an empty stomach at least 2 hours before meals). May antagonise therapeutic effects of lincomycin and clindamycin. Concurrent usage may lead to increased absorption of alcohol. Potentially Fatal: May potentiate actions of neuromuscular blockers, oral anticoagulants, ciclosporin, theophylline. Terfenadine, astemizole, cisapride toxicity increased.
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