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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Erythromycin Stearate (Overview)

Erythromycin stearate is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for acne. When does it start working?

Erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for acne. When does it start working?

Give it two weeks.: Acne lesions that are open are tissue wounds, and the erythema and swelling take some time to go down, giving successful rx a "lag time, " which makes it seem the med is not working. Minocycline and Doxycycline are alternates, but i couple them with a bezoyl peroxide scrub used topically. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Erythromycin Stearate (Overview)

Erythromycin stearate is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Should I be taking erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for my acne?

Should I be taking erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for my acne?

Maybe: It works for a lot of people! if it quits working there are a lot of other alternatives! god luck! ...Read more

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Erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for acne. When does it start working?

Give it two weeks.: Acne lesions that are open are tissue wounds, and the erythema and swelling take some time to go down, giving successful rx a "lag time, " which makes it seem the med is not working. Minocycline and Doxycycline are alternates, but i couple them with a bezoyl peroxide scrub used topically. ...Read more

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What does erythromycin do?

Erythromycin: It kills bacteria. It could be used to treat conditions like Acne, Gonorrhea or Chlamydia. ...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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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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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?

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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Does erythromycin effect blood pressure?

Does erythromycin effect blood pressure?

Possibly: Antibiotics indiscriminately kill good intestinal bacteria (probiotics) along with the bad ones. Probiotic bacteria help to reduce inflammation in our body. Increased inflammation from killing of the good bacteria can increase blood pressure. So, what to do? Eat healthy food to boost immunity. Avoid antibiotics Take a probiotic daily. Read more on: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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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

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Erythrocin Stearate Filmtab (Definition)

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Eryc Delayed Release (Definition)

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