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Can e-mycin cause you to lose appetite?

Can e-mycin cause you to lose appetite?

Absolutely: Erythromycin can be one of the more difficult antibiotics to take. Nausea & vomiting can limit this use of this antibiotic. ...Read more

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What else can I take if I am allergic to penicillin & e-mycin?

What else can I take if I am allergic to penicillin & e-mycin?

See below: Depends what you are treating Cleocin is good for skin infections avelox for respiratory Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for urine tract infections. ...Read more

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Can you smoke marijuana with e mycin ?

Can you smoke marijuana with e mycin ?

NO!?!: Not sure how to approach this really. Why would this happen. If you have an infection treat the infection and do not smoke marijuana. Unless you are in a state where it is legal for medical reasons, your physician is not going to approve of an illegal drug. ...Read more

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I took e-mycin and 4 hours later raw stomach side effects?

Very common: It's one of the reasons that so many people have trouble taking erythromycin. ...Read more

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Can I use neomycin and polymyxin if im am allergic to e-mycin?

Can I use neomycin and polymyxin if im am allergic to e-mycin?

Neomycin not emycin (erythromycin): Yes, you can use topical creams or ointments containing neomycin and polymyxin if you are allergic to e-mycin, also called erythromycin. The three medications do not cross react. It is confusing, because 2 of the medications' names end in the letters "mycin, " but in this case the names are misleading and there is no relationship between the medications. ...Read more

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What is e-mycin most commonly used for? Is it an acne medication?

What is e-mycin most commonly used for?  Is it an acne medication?

Erythromycin: Erythromycin comes in several forms. There are tablets and capsules which can be used to treat acne and other infections. Some staph and other infections are sensitive to erythromycin. Erthromycin also comes in a liquid topical form for acne. It is also combined with benzoyl peroxide for acne treatment. There are also ointment forms, some for acne, some for eye infections. ...Read more

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If I take e-mycin (anitbiotic), will it make my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD less effective?

If I take e-mycin (anitbiotic), will it make my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD less effective?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD: Iuds work by changing the environment of the uterus, thickening the mucus so that sperm are less likely to fertilize an egg, and also by preventing a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterine wall. Little research has been done on the lack of effectiveness of iud's when used with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Hi my son is 3 and a half years old he is coughing badly going into his chest is it okay if I give him an antibiotic e-mycin 400 the pink liquid one?

Hi my son is 3 and a half years old  he is coughing badly going into his chest is it okay if I give him an antibiotic e-mycin 400 the pink liquid one?

No!: Using antibiotics which were not specifically prescribed for a person's particular condition is never recommended. Bacterial resistance and potential side effects are two specific reasons. ...Read more

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Will e-mycin treat a uti? Can i take endep (amitriptyline) 10 whilst on e-mycin? (helps my weak bladder) at night

Will e-mycin treat a uti? Can i take endep (amitriptyline) 10 whilst on e-mycin? (helps my weak bladder) at night

UTI: Erythromycin will only work for a UTI if the organisms causing the infection are sensitive to it. Other antibiotics are more likely to be selected than this one. It is safe with endep, (amitriptyline) though. Please see your physician about your UTI -- commonly caused by gram-negative bacteria requiring another type of antibiotic than erythromycin. ...Read more

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Hi inflamed ear lobe which is pulsating and hurts . The love is lifting due to this and looks a lot fatter than the other I'm on antibioti E-mycin ?

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inflamed ear lobe which is pulsating and hurts . The love is lifting due to this and looks a lot fatter than the other I'm on antibioti E-mycin ?

Cellulitis: Assuming that you already saw a provider who prescribed antibiotic - Erythromycin, however you still have swelling & pain, suggest re - evaluation w/ Dr.(may need different antibiotic or in rare cases draining of abscess), in meantime, warm compresses, OTC acetaminophen or ibuprofen may help the pain, but important to get checked again ...Read more

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Had 1ml perlane (dermal fillers) in lips got overly swollen was on predisolone and e-mycin. Now swole up again?! very hard and big, i'm allergic to hudraulise / help!

Had 1ml perlane (dermal fillers) in lips got overly swollen was on predisolone and e-mycin. Now swole up again?! very hard and big, i'm allergic to hudraulise / help!

Fillers in face: Once you have had a procedure by a provider and you are having concerns or problems, you must go back to your provider for further assistance or reassurance as it is the obligation of your provider to see you through this. ...Read more

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Had 1ml perlane (dermal fillers) to lips 2 weeks ago! swole up immensely painful hard took predisolone/e-mycin now swole again and hard! i'm allergic to vitrase. Help!

Had 1ml perlane (dermal fillers) to lips 2 weeks ago! swole up immensely painful hard took predisolone/e-mycin now swole again and hard! i'm allergic to vitrase. Help!

Don't panic!: Fortunately, perlane, (dermal fillers) like all hyaluronic acid dermal filers can be dissolved with hyaluronidase. There is a new human recombinant form that may cause less allergic reaction. The product also can be squeezed out through a needle stick. Talk to your doctor for advice or seek another opinion from a local plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My mother is allergic to antibiotics including sulfa drugs. She got hives really bad from e-mycin. Alternative antibiotics?

My mother is allergic to antibiotics including sulfa drugs. She got hives really bad from e-mycin. Alternative antibiotics?

Talk to Doctor: There are a wide range of other antibiotics including penicillins, but the choice of antibiotic would depend on the condition/bacteria being treated. Your doctor should be able to find a suitable alternative that are not in these classes of drugs. Allergists specialize in drug reactions and can get to the bottom of what drugs your mother can tolerate and what drugs your mother should avoid. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my mother is also allergic to antibiotics including sulfa drugs. she got hives really bad from e-mycin. i?

What do you suggest if my mother is also allergic to antibiotics including sulfa drugs. she got hives really bad from e-mycin. i?

Question Not Clear: If your question is are you allergic to sulfa because your mother is, unless you have had a reaction to sulfa, the answer is no. You do not inherit specific allergies from your parents, only the non-specific global tendency to develop allergies. ...Read more