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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Erythromycin: Erythromycin is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably nothing: What do you mean by overdosing. Did you take an extra pill or swallow the bottle? Generally if you stop taking it your body will clear it and you sh ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Check with your Dr: You don't tell us why UR taking Erythromycin in the first place, how long youhave been taking it or duration of the prescription. U obviously saw a he ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
GI symptoms: Many adults cannot tolerate Erythromycin orally at the usual doses. Causes nausea, abdominal discomfort, some people get a strange taste in their mou ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
No: Doxycycline is related to tetracycline erythromycin is a macrolide.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Yes: Oh yes.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Should be ok but: The Erythromycin does not keep you from a risk of skin cancer.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not sole Rx: Never use an antibiotic as the only treatment for acne, or for more than a few months. With topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, this can be a good ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Erythromycin: It kills bacteria. It could be used to treat conditions like Acne, Gonorrhea or Chlamydia.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
By directions: Erythromycin is available is topical ointment, drops and systemic pills and infusions. Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate form and you should ... Read More

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