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2 MONTH OLD BABY STARTED WITH WATER EES NOW HAS GREEN DISCHARGE FROM EYES. WHAT COULD IT BE? ITS JUST ONE EYE
Blocked tear duct: most likely blocked tear duct. If that is the case it should be coming out of the side closest to the nose. Also called dacrostenosis. Just needs gentle external massage pressing against side of nose and sliding up to nasal corner of eye. If still present at 18 months take to peds eye doc and do a rotorooter cleaning of tear duct. ...Read more
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 seeing an allergist for pcn testing. Skin testing is now very accurate. You may have outgrown your pcn allergy, or may have even been misdiagnosed, which happens often. ...Read more
If ear infection: Ees (erythromycin ethyl succinate) is a type of erythromycin, which is an antibiotic pill. It is good for 'atypical' bacteria of the ear and respiratory system. It is sometimes appropriate in persons who have failed prior treatment or who are at risk for atypicals. You should only take this on a physician's advice. ...Read more
EryPed (erythromycin ethyl succinate) is an antibiotic medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe.
For potential adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/eryped-side-effects.html ...Read more
Hi. I just had my meninggococcol injection yesterday. Is it ok for me to take erythromycin ethyl succinate 400mg 2 times a day for my cough. Tq?
I'm taking Erythromycin ethyl succinate. I've had a few bowel problems, I've been to the toilet 3x a day. Is this this normal? I can't bare it anymore
My son had a boil on his bottom lanced and tested positive for mrsa. They put him on eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) for 10 days. Is that correct?
My son had a boil on his bottom lanced and tested positive for mrsa. They put him on eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) for 10 days. Will this cure him?
What do you suggest if my son had a boil on his bottom lanced and tested positive for mrsa. they put him on eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) for 10 days.?
Help! Is 6 ml 3 times a day of eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) 200 too much for a child weighing 33 lbs for strep throat?
Not too much: It looks like an appropriate dose to me. If you had a question or concern, why didn't you contact the prescribing physician? ...Read more
Need help. Is 6 ml 3 times a day of eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) 200 too much for a child weighing 33 lbs for strep throat?
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more
Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more