Erytop Lotion (Erythromycin)
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Erytop Lotion (Erythromycin)

Erytop Lotion (Erythromycin) Erythromycin indications Used for treating PO vulnerable infections, acne, IV Susceptible infections and Ophth infections. It also is used for preventing streptococcal infections in subjects suffering from heart disease and rheumatic fever.

Erytop Lotion (Erythromycin)

 

Erythromycin indications

Used for treating PO vulnerable infections, acne, IV Susceptible infections and Ophth infections. It also is used for preventing streptococcal infections in subjects suffering from heart disease and rheumatic fever.

Erytop lotion may also be prescribed for other ailments not listed.

Erythromycin dosage

Adult: For treating PO vulnerable infections- 1 to 2 g every day, to be used at regular intervals; for Severe infections: Up to 4 g ever day, to be used at regular intervals.

For treating Acne- 250 mg every day; for acute acne problems: Up to 500 mg in two separated doses.

Prophylaxis in opposition to pneumococcal infectivity; Stopping of streptococcal contagions in subjects with heart ailments or rheumatic fever -250 mg in two separated doses.

IV Susceptible infections – used as lactobionate: 15 to 20 mg every day depending on the subject’s weight. Severe: Up to 4 g every day depending on the subject’s weight.

 Ophth infections – used as 0.5% ointment: Use 5-6 times every day.

Topical Acne- Used as 2% lotion/ gel/solution: Apply 2-3 times every day.

Contradictions

  • Allergic reactions to Erythromycin or any other active ingredient present in Erytop lotion;
  • porphyria;
  • Patients with existing hepatic problems;
  • Avoid usage during pregnancy.

Special precautions

Amplified danger of cholestatic hepatitis when therapy period is more than 10 days or in subjects with past record of erythromycin treatment. Past record of arrhythmias; hepatic disorders; lactation; stretched QT interval. Observe liver function. Keep away from estolate in liver injury. Warning when administering lactobionate in subjects with acute renal mutilation. Might intensify muscle weakness in subjects with myasthenia gravis.

Erythromycin side effects

urticaria; agranulocytosis; Skin Rashes; vomiting, nausea, Gastrointestinal uneasiness; central neurotoxicity; arrhythmias; ototoxicity; pancreatitis.

Potentially Fatal:  cholestatic jaundice; Hepatotoxicity; eosinophilia; increased serum transaminases.

Consult a doctor in case any side effects occur and create grave problems. Consult your doctor for proper knowledge on the potential side effects of using Erytop lotion or Erythromycin.

Drug interactions

Might provoke beneficial actions clindamycin and lincomycin. Simultaneous treatment might amplify alcohol absorption.

Potentially Fatal: Might initiate effects of oral anticoagulants, neuromuscular blockers, theophylline and ciclosporin. Terfenadine, cisapride and astemizole toxicity boosted.

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