erythromycin

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Synonyms for erythromycin

an antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus

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Availability of Macrolide Antibiotics BRAND NAME/ GENERIC NAME MANUFACTURER Azithromycin Zithromax (Pfizer) Clarithromycin Biaxin (Abbott) Dirithromycin Dynabac (Sanofi) Erythromycin lactobionate Various Erythromycin base E-Mycin (Boots) Ery-tab (Abbott) Robimycin Robitabs (Robbins) PCE Dispertab (Abbott) E-base Caplets and tablets (Barr) Erythromycin Filmtabs (Abbott) Eryc (Parke-Davis) Erythromycin Base (Various) Erythromycin Estolate Ilosone (Dista) Erythromycin Stearate Eramycin (Wesley) Erythromycin Stearate (Abbott) Wyamycin S (Wyeth-Ayerst) Generic - various Erythromycin EryPed (Abbott) ethylsuccinate EryPed 200 (Abbott), E.
Alternatives include oral erythromycin base (2 g/day in four divided doses) for 7 days or erythromycin ethylsuccinate (3.
4-6] Ellsworth et al[8] recently compared erythromycin base with ERYC, which is an enteric-coated pellet form of erythromycin base (Parke-Davis, Morris Plains, NJ), and found only minimal differences in GI side effect profiles.
Erythromycin base in a dose of 250 mg four times a day was used for all patients.
1] The CDC recommends erythromycin base, 500 mg orally four times a day for 7 days, but notes that this regimen is not readily tolerated.