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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?

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

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Erythromycin Ethyl Succinate (Definition)

Erythromycin ethyl succinate is a streptogramin which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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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?

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?

No but.....: No, but erythromicin is not the best antibiotic for documented strep due to a high level of resistance in some areas. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: EryPed (erythromycin ethyl succinate) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: EryPed (erythromycin ethyl succinate) allergy?

EryPed allergy: 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

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My son had a boil positive for mrsa. They put him on eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate)?

My son had a boil positive for mrsa. They put him on eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate)?

Ok: If the MRSA is sensitive to ertythromycin, that is fine, nasal swab is also a good idea to find out if he colonized with this resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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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. Is that correct?

Differ on med: If MRSA is suspected of confirmed, I would have selected another medication. The Erythromycin might work but if the wound/boil is not improving within a few days I would call your dr & discuss the matter. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Maybe: The lancing may cure the issue more than the med. I have not found that med very helpful with MRSA, as cross resistance is common, but it might help. Clindomycin or Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) will usually kill the MRSA germ. ...Read more

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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.?

Hard to predict: The act of draining the boil may be the primary thing that allows it to heal. That would not be the antibiotic I would choose as back up but my choice is based on local germ sensitivities published by the local labs. ...Read more

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What is the difference between EES (erythromycin ethyl succinate) and regular Erythromycin?

What is the difference between EES (erythromycin ethyl succinate) and regular Erythromycin?

EES (erythromycin ethyl succinate): EES (erythromycin ethyl succinate) IS ENTERIC COATED ERYTHROMYCIN GENTLER ON THE STOMACH. ESPECIALLY FOR SOMEONE WITH GERD & GASTROPARESIS. Have they evaluated you for diabetes? ...Read more

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Allergic to pcn since a baby. Use ees (erythromycin ethyl succinate) instead.?

Allergic to pcn since a baby. Use ees (erythromycin ethyl succinate) instead.?

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

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What is the definition or description of: EES (erythromycin ethyl succinate) allergy?

EES allergy: Erythromycin ethyl succinate (EES) is an antibiotic medication. For adverse effects including allergic reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/erythromycin-ethylsuccinate.html ...Read more

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Can I take ees (erythromycin ethyl succinate) if I have a tickle in throat/blocked ear?

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

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I'm 43 years old my BP is very high there are few occasions reached 200+ even I take medication from my doctor. May I know the cause and cure? Thanks

I'm 43 years old my BP is very high there are few occasions reached 200+ even I take medication from my doctor. May I know the cause and cure? Thanks

Hypertension: Most times the reason for hypertension is not really known. If you are on treatment but it is not working then you should see your doctor to discuss. You may need a higher dose, a different medication, or combined treatment with two or more medications. If your BP still remains high then your doctor should search for possible underlying causes of "treatment resistant" hypertension. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

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

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

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

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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The Safest medication to take for pain?

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 isn't 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

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

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

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

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

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

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

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: A 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

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Eryped (Definition)

EryPed is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more