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Erythromycin Overdose (Overview)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. "Symptoms of overdose include diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, and vomiting." REF: https://www. Drugbank. Ca/drugs/DB00199


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What is the treatment for erythromycin overdose?

What is the treatment for erythromycin overdose?

See below.: Feeling or being sick : eat little and often & stick to simple foods diarrhea: drink plenty of water to replace lost fluids. If the diarrhea continues or is severe, speak with your doctor
abdominal discomfort: take your doses after a meal or a snack. All medicines can cause unwanted side-effects although not everyone experiences them. These usually improve as your body adjusts. Speak with your doc. ...Read more

Erythromycin Overdose (Overview)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. "Symptoms of overdose include diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, and vomiting." REF: https://www. Drugbank. Ca/drugs/DB00199


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What is the definition or description of: Erythromycin overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Erythromycin overdose?

Erythromycin O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. "Symptoms of overdose include diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, and vomiting." REF: https://www. Drugbank. Ca/drugs/DB00199 ...Read more

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What is the treatment for erythromycin overdose?

See below.: Feeling or being sick : eat little and often & stick to simple foods diarrhea: drink plenty of water to replace lost fluids. If the diarrhea continues or is severe, speak with your doctor
abdominal discomfort: take your doses after a meal or a snack. All medicines can cause unwanted side-effects although not everyone experiences them. These usually improve as your body adjusts. Speak with your doc. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of overdosing on erythromycin?

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 should be fine. ...Read more

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What is the best way to apply erythromycin?

What is the best way to apply erythromycin?

By directions: Erythromycin is available is topical ointment, drops and systemic pills and infusions. Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate form and you should follow the directions given. If needed for the eye, for instance, apply the drop or ointment to the lower lid pulled down a little and when it snaps back it will spread the medication over the whole eye. ...Read more

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What are the side affects of taking erythromycin tablets?

What are the side affects of taking erythromycin tablets?

Nausea & vomiting: The common side-effects of Erythromycin are nausea, vomiting, sharp abdominal pain, cramps and diarrhea. This also occurs commonly with the related Clarithromycin (biaxin). Azithromycin (zithromax) may trigger these same symptoms but its does so much less frequently. Many people who have GI problems with Erythromycin tolerate zithromax just fine. ...Read more

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I have irbbb. Can I take erythromycin?

Probably: If you mean incomplete right bundle branch block the answer is that erythromycin is unlikely to effect this negatively, but why are you taking it, who prescribed it and why have you not asked the doctor caring for you? Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can I use erythromycin ointment of toddler?

More info: The answer for this needs the reason why you want to do so. ...Read more

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What side effects can you get from erythromycin?

What side effects can you get from erythromycin?

Erythromycin: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/erythromycin-side-effects. Html

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What are the side effects of pce (erythromycin)?

What are the side effects of pce (erythromycin)?

Stomach-related: Erythromycin most common side effects are diarrhea, loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea, and stomach cramps. A few other rare but serious side effects are severe diarrhea (C. diff), hearing loss, irregular heart rhythm, and seizure. These should *not* be expected, but are a few to be aware of in the few instances that they do occur. ...Read more

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Does erythromycin op oin help treating the mgd?

Does erythromycin op oin help treating the mgd?

It can: Depending upon the specifics of your case, topical antibiotics such as op topical Erythromycin can be helpful. Other treatments can include warm compresses, omega-3 supplementation, and sometimes oral antibiotics. I encourage you to talk about these with your primary doctor or ophthalmologist to determine what treatment is best for you. ...Read more

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If you're allergic to erythromycin, what medications can you not take?

Erythromycin: Don't take Ilotycin, Ery-Ped, Ery-tab, Staticin, Erythra-Derm, Akne-mycin, Pce, (erythromycin) T-Stat, Eryc or Ery. ...Read more

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When I was a baby, I was allergic to erythromycin. Is it possible that I am not allergic to it any more?

When I was a baby, I was allergic to erythromycin. Is it possible that I am not allergic to it any more?

Yes: It is common for babies and young children to develop a rash with viral or bacterial infections; often, when a child with an infection gets treated with an antibiotic and develops a rash, the antibiotic is blamed. Discuss your situation with an allergist; it may be appropriate to do some skin testing or test dosing to determine your true status with regard to erythromycin. ...Read more

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I've had cough for 6weeks now. I've taken erythromycin & som other drugs. But it still persists. What should I do or take?

See a doctor: Do you have fever, chest pain, is the cough productive of sputum, are you short of breath? Sometimes following an upper respiratory tract infection the tissues while slowly healing continue to produce inflammatory material that stimulates the cough reflex so as to clear these. What does your doctor say? Go back and ask. ...Read more

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Erythromycin allergy symptoms?

Erythromycin allergy symptoms?

The usual culprits: The causes of allergy are many but the symptoms are predictable & limited. Hives, swelling of hands, feet, eyelids & lips called angioedema, breathing issues due to windpipe swelling or asthma & GI symptoms like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain & diarrhea. Since Erythromycin commonly causes GI symptoms it's hard to tell if this is allergy or intolerance when skin or breathing symptoms are absent. ...Read more

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Could erythromycin cure phimosis?

No its an antibiotic: Erythromycin is an effective antiobiotic for certain Gram +ve infections eg Staphlococcus or Streptococcus. It will do nothing to correct phimosis other treat an infected foreskin which causes swelling & temporary phimosis. Treatments for phimosis are prescription strength steroid cream applications or surgery. Circumcision or prepucioplasty. Latter is foreskin preserving. ...Read more

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How did I get erythromycin allergy?

Sensitivity: We do not know why a specific substance, drug or product will cause an allergic reaction in a given person. It is obviously a sensitivity of their immune system and of course requires exposure to the agent which in your case was erythromycin. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take erythromycin for a uti?

Not a good choice: It's ok, but it won't do much good for most utis. ...Read more

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Erythromycin allergy. What are alternatives?

Erythromycin allergy. What are alternatives?

Excellent choices: But it depends on the bacteria being treated. For streptococcal tonsillitis penicillin & Amoxicillin are excellent choices. Your physician will make the appropriate choice based upon (1) any other antibiotic allergies or intolerances that you have (2) the infection being treated and (3) potential interactions with other drugs that you take for other conditions. ...Read more

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Is erythromycin good for acne? Please advise!

Is erythromycin good for acne? Please advise!

A good addition: There are both topical and systemic preparations. Never use an antibiotic as sole treatment for acne, but as a combination with a topical such as benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin can be great and can even manage many cases of trunk acne. ...Read more

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Is it erythromycin persustant is it heal the chlamydia?

Is it erythromycin persustant is it heal the chlamydia?

Treat Chlamydia: Erythromycin treatment does not work as well as the other recommended antibiotics. It is cheap and can be used in pregnancy. Its disadvantages are its lengthy dosing (four times daily), gastrointestinal disturbance which leads to discontinuation, and a less than 95% efficacy. ...Read more

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How long could erythromycin take to work?

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 feel better. ...Read more

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What are the side affects of taking erythromycin?

GI symptoms: Many adults cannot tolerate Erythromycin orally at the usual doses. Causes nausea, abdominal discomfort, some people get a strange taste in their mouths. Then, like any other drug, there are allergic side-effects. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat grapefruit while on topical erythromycin?

Yes: There would be no adverse reaction or decrease in effectiveness with topical medication and any food interaction. Perfectly ok. ...Read more

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I stopped taking my prescribed erythromycin, is this okay?

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 health care provider who gave U prescription in first place. It would be logical to cosult that person. Send us details if you can't afford a return visit to Ur Dr. ...Read more

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What exactly is exposure to pce (erythromycin) and the consequences?

PerchloroethylenePCE: I assume that you mean perchloroethylene, which is a dry cleaning solvent. It is pretty toxic to all major organ systems and should be handled with extreme care, only under controlled conditions by trained personnel. Here's a link to the material safety data sheet (msds):
http://www. Drycleancoalition. Org/perc. Htm. ...Read more

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What is the chemical composition of erythromycin and which person can have this medication and for how long please answer?

It is a antibiotic: That bind to the p site of 50s ribosomal subunit, interfering with protein synthesis. The subclass is a macrolides and prokinetic. Any person can be started if no contraindications. The length of therapy depend on the type of macrolide and can be from 5 days to two weeks. Contraindications are some heart problems, care with elderly, liver problems, myasthenia gravis. ...Read more

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Can prescription long term erythromycin efect your wait in any way?

Can prescription long term erythromycin efect your wait in any way?

Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of erythromycin, used long term (such as in acne treatment) causing weight gain or weight loss. If such changes in weight are happening, one can be evaluated by her primary care doctor to look for the cause. ...Read more

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Can my 4 months old baby use erythromycin for cough and what dosage?

Can my 4 months old baby use erythromycin for cough and what dosage?

Not a cough med: This antibiotic is occasionally used for bacterial infections but it is not a cough medicine. Use in early infancy has been associated with a number of gastrointestinal side effects. I never use it if other meds are available and only after verifying the need for an antibiotic. ...Read more

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