Erythromycin

Overview

Categories

  • 6 Anti-infective drugs

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Erythromycin's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.5 %0.5 (0.5)4 hourlyIV infOver 20 to 60 mins
1 to 2 g1.5 (1.5)4 hourlyPO4g maximum individed doses
250 to 500 mg380 (375)4 hourlyPOFor 7-14 days. (In patients with rheumailc Fever or Heart disease or those unable to take penicillin or sulfonamides)

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

18.75 mg/kg19 (18.75)4 hourlyOral

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

7.812 to 15.625 mg/kg12 (11.7185)6 hourlyOral

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Erythromycin

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