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Erythromcyin

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that has an antimicrobial spectrum similar to or slightly wider than that of penicillin, and is often prescribe ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pharmacist: pharmacist probably knows better than MD. You could read the PI that it came with too.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Erythromycin gel: Instructions are generally on the container along with the pharmacist instruction sheet. Store erythromycin gel at room temperature between 68 and 77 ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No refrigeration.: It does not need refrigeration.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Colby
Specializes in Infectious Disease
No problem: No problem - unrelated drugs.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: This is an antibiotic that kills bacteria, not fungus.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Just about equal: Personal preference.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Both can be: effective. Each person has a different response to topical acne treatments. If one is tried and doesn't work well after a good trial period of time, i ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Wet to dry soaks: with aluminum acetate, and see dermatologist for possible superinfection and oral antibiotics
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Berson
37 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Triple trouble: I don't know of any cross-reactivity between sulfa and triple antibiotic ointments (combo of neomycin, polymyxin and bacitracin) however it is importa ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Antibiotic: An antibiotic in the macrolide class.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience in Endocrinology
NO: not at all
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
18 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Neosporin: Neosporin ointment is petrolatum based and quite oily. Long term use on the skin is probably unwise and could exacerbate acne. Rather, a cleanser tha ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Macrolide antibiotics like ees (erythromycin ethyl succinate) will be safe. But if your allergic reaction was some time ago, you may want to consider ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Combination treatmen: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a combination of tobramycin and Dexamethasone available as a drop or an ointment to treat superficial infec ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
2 things: Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is an antibiotic / steroid combination and is good for conditions where you have both a bacterial infection an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Erythromycin ointment can be effective for bacterial conjunctivitis. It has no effect on viral or allergic conjunctivitis. Most cases of conjunctivi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
For what problem?: Without knowing what you're treating, it's hard to say which would be "better." polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) contains synthetic antibiotics, ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Polymyxin is an effective anti-bacterial. You could use it without the allergies popping up as it has with others. However: are you sure you need t ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Poltrim is not a sulfonamide. You should be okay.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Ultravate: If you have eczema, psoriasis, or certain other inflammatory skin conditions, a healthcare provider may prescribe ultravate® (halobetasol propionate) ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Be VERY careful: Most of the outfits offering "heavy metal testing" are scams, charging outrageous prices for"tests" intended to get you to buy their nutritional suppl ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience in Endodontics
Yes: Just don't injest.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not needed: There are non-prescription treatments for ring worm. Consult this site for more information on this topic: http://www.cdc.gov/fungal/diseases/ringworm ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
No, but must dx & rx: Whipples disease is a very rare condition, often found in middle age men, that is also called lipodystrophy. It a bacterial-caused disease that leads ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Used in chest pain: It may me used for chest pain such as angina pectorals. Some people have used for tinnitus it may cause extra pyramidal symptoms similar to parkinsons ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Dont advise AbC Diet: ANA boot camp or abc diet is extreme low calorie pro-anorexeia diet(ana = anorexia) normaly 50 days. Many health risks with this diet averages 300-500 ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Therapy helps: You're noticing your negative thinking here, and that's an extremely important step towards health! you can indeed learn to interrupt these thoughts ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and o ... Read More
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