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Erythromycin
Indications
An alternative for penicillin-allergic patients; intestinal amoebiasis, chlamydial, mycoplasmal infections, URTI, LRTI, skin and soft tissue infections, gonococcal male urethritis and female pelvic infections, long term prophylaxis of rheumatic fever, early syphillis in penicillin allergic patients, tetanus, legionnaires disease.
Dose/Application
By mouth, adult and child over 8 years, 250–500mg every 6 hours or 0.5–1g every 12 hours; up to 4g daily in divided doses in severe infections; neonate 12.5mg/kg every 6 hours; child 1 month–2 years 125 mg every 6 hours, 2–8 years 250 mg every 6 hours, doses doubled for severe infections. Early syphilis, 500mg 4 times daily for 14 days. Uncomplicated genital chlamydia, non- gonococcal urethritis, 500mg twice daily for 14 days. Lyme disease, 500mg 4 times daily for 14– 21 days. By I.V infusion, adult and child severe infections, 50mg/kg daily by continuous infusion or in divided doses every 6 hours; mild infections [oral treatment not possible], 25mg/kg daily.
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Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Labcin Dry Powder for Suspension 125mg/5ml: 100 mL 1 KES43.00
Erygyl Tablets 500 mg 100 KES447.00
Erythyl Syrup 125mg/5mL: 100mL 1 KES110.00
Indo. Tabs 250mg 100 KES500.00
Indo. Tabs 500mg 100 KES1,000.00
Biotrocin susp 125mg/5mL: 100mL 1 KES60.00
Etocin tabs 500mg 1000 KES1300.00
Ethro. DPS 125mg/5ml:100mL 1 KES90.00
Ethro. tabs 250mg 100 KES370.00
Ethro. tabs 500mg 100 KES720.00
Erythromycin, by Medisel tabs 250mg 100 KES280.00
Erythromycin, by Medisel tabs 500mg 1000 KES425.00
Erythrox. tabs 250mg 100 KES326.00
Erythrox. tabs 250mg 1000 KES2,800.00
Erythrox. tabs 500mg 100 KES580.00
Erythrox. Dry susp 125mg/5mL:60mL 1 KES40.00
Erythrox. Dry susp 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES56.00
Biotrocin tabs 250mg 100 KES450.00
Biotrocin tabs 250mg 1000 KES4,000.00
Erocin. tabs 250mg 100 KES280.00
Erocin. tabs 250mg 1000 KES2500.00
Erocin. tabs 500mg 100 KES520.00
Erocin. Dry susp 125mg/5mL:60mL 1 KES36.00
Erocin. Dry susp 125mg/5mL: 100mL 1 KES48.00
Eromycin Dry susp 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES175.00
Erythroriv. susp 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES195.00
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