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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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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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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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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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