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Emgel

Active Ingredient(s): Erythromycin
FDA Approved: August 23, 1991
Pharm Company: ALTANA
Category: Antibiotics

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Emgel Overview

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. It was first marketed by Eli Lilly and Company, and it is today commonly known as EES (erythromycin ethylsuccinate, an ester prodrug that is commonly administered). It is also oc...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Erythromycin
  • Capsule: 125mg, 250mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Rel Pellets: 250mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Release : 250mg
  • For Suspension: 125mg/5ml
  • Gel: 2%
  • Granule: 200mg/5ml, 400mg/5ml
  • Granule, for Reconstituti: 200mg/5ml, 400mg/5ml
  • Injection: 1g, 1gm/vial, 500mg, 500mg/vial
  • Ointment: 0.5%, 0.50%, 2%, 5%, 5mg/gm
  • Pledgets: 2%
  • Powder: 100%
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 100mg/2.5ml, 200mg/5ml, 400mg/5ml
  • Solution: 1.5%, 1.50%, 2%
  • Suspension: 125mg/5ml, 200mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml, 400mg/5ml
  • Suspension/drops: 100mg/ml
  • Swab: 2%
  • Tablet: 250mg, 333mg, 400mg, 500mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 125mg, 200mg, 250mg
  • Tablet, Coated Particles: 333mg, 500mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 250mg, 333mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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