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Erythromycin

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.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely: Should be effective for years.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
Days: It takes two days for it to reach maximal effect but then it wil take 7 or more days to 'kill everything' take the full amount prescribed even if you ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Erythromycin: Erythromycin is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
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
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. 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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: There would be no adverse reaction or decrease in effectiveness with topical medication and any food interaction. Perfectly ok.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Nausea & vomiting: The common side-effects of Erythromycin are nausea, vomiting, sharp abdominal pain, cramps and diarrhea. This also occurs commonly with the related Cl ... 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

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