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Erythrocin

Active Ingredient(s): Erythromycin
FDA Approved: June 25, 1964
Pharm Company: HOSPIRA
Category: Antibiotics

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Erythrocin Overview

Erythromycin is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. It is in the macrolide class and 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 (erythromyc...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erythromycin

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peach pill with e on one side and es or s3 on the other
this pill is about the size of a sweet tart has a e on one side and an s3 or es on the other. what is it?! ## I believe the marking is meant to be a logo lower case A and ES and it contains 250mgs of Erythrocin, it is an antibiotic. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Read more: Are there any other comments or questions?
Updated 3 years ago.
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salmon colored pills
large round with ES on one side ## Found a pill with ES on one side and an A on the other. Click here to see a picture of the pill. If this is your pill it's Erythrocin 250 mg, which is often used for people who have an allergy to penicillins. For respiratory tract infections, it has better coverage of atypical organisms, including mycoplasma and Legionellosis. . To learn more click on the link below... If this is not your pill. please post back so I can help you locate the correct pill.
Updated 5 years ago.
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round pink pill with es
has lower case e on one side and capital E S on other side. Sorta big and thick. ## I found a match, Click here to see a picture of the pill. If this is your pill it's Erythrocin stearate (active ingredient Erythromycin 250 mg) which is often used for people who have an allergy to penicillins. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.
Updated 5 years ago.
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Erythrocin
What are the side affects for taking Erythrocin long term?
Updated 8 years ago.
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How long can you keep Erythrocin?
I have some Erythrocin in my medicine cabinet; How long is it still active?
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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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