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Long Term Effects Of Erythromycin
Is it bad to use topical isotrexin [isotretinoin/erythromycin] over the long term? I've been using it off/on for 11 years. If I stop, acne comes back.
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
Experiencing tachycardia likely caused by erythromycin. Stopped the erythromycin, how long is tachycardia likely to continue?
Treat the cause: Antibiotics are only good for treating some of the bacteria, but are not able to remove all of the bugs, so they regrow. You will need to find out why you have a tooth or gum infection and then treat the cause. If the problem is inside the tooth a root canal may be needed. If it is a gum problem you might try something like the perio protect method. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Most use 7-10d: Most pinkeye rx with this med is 7-10 days. ...Read more
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