ERYTHROMYCIN (TROPHARMA) 500mg 20 Tabs, ERITROMICINA
INDICATIONS: Erythromycin estolate is indicated for the treatment of the following conditions in adults and children.
Crops should be made and appropriate susceptibility testing.
Infections of the upper airways of mild to moderate severity caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, viridans streptococci, Streptococcus pneumoniae or Haemophilus influenzae (when erythromycin estolate used concomitantly with adequate doses of sulfonamides, since not all strains of H. influenzae are susceptible to erythromycin concentrations are usually achieved).
Infections of the lower airways of mild to moderate severity caused by S. pyogenes, S. pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae or Legionella pneumophila.
Primary syphilis caused by Treponema pallidum: Erythromycin is a substitute drug that can be used for the treatment of primary syphilis in patients allergic to penicillin. In primary syphilis, spinal fluid examinations should be performed before treatment and after treatment as part of the regime.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Erythromycin is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to this antibiotic.Erythromycin is contraindicated in patients taking terfenadine, astemizole, cisapride, pimozide, verapamil or diltiazem (see Interactions and other gender).
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
Adults: The usual dose is 250 mg every 6 hours. This dose may be increased to 4 grams or more per day, depending on the severity of infection.
Children: Age, weight and severity of infection are important factors in determining the proper dosage. The usual dosing regimen comprises administering 30 to 50 mg / kg daily in divided doses. In more severe infections, this dose may be doubled.
If you want to follow a treatment schedule of 2 doses per day may be administered to adults and children, half of the total daily dose every 12 hours. It is recommended to administer 2 doses daily in doses greater than 1 g per day.
Streptococcal infections: For the treatment of streptococcal pharyngitis and tonsillitis, the usual dose is 20 to 50 mg / kg daily in divided doses.
In the treatment of infections due to beta-hemolytic streptococcus group A should be administered therapeutic doses of erythromycin for at least 10 days. In continuous prophylaxis of streptococcal infections in people with a history of rheumatic heart disease, the dose is 250 mg 2 times a day.