«Erythromycin" prescribed for infectious and inflammatory processes in the body: diphtheria, scarlet fever, respiratory tract infections, amoebic dysentery, prostatitis, syphilis, gonorrhea.This medication is used to treat infectious diseases of the skin and soft tissues (burns, venous ulcers, boils, pustular skin diseases, infected wounds), mucous membrane of eyes, urinary infections in pregnant women."Erythromycin" is also used for the prevention of infection after therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
«Erythromycin" tablets in adults and adolescents from 14 years of age must be taken at a dose of 1-2 grams per day, one-off amount is from 0.25 g to 0.50 g If necessary, the daily doseis increased to 4, the intervals between doses should be less than 6 hours.When treating diphtheria should drink 0.25 g
in the prevention of infection is prescribed to take 1 g "Erythromycin" for 19, 18 and 9 hours before the surgery.For the treatment of urinary infections in pregnancy drink 0.5g antibiotic four times a day for 7 days.Children under the age of 4 months, the drug is prescribed according to body weight and severity of the disease.Daily amount would be from 0.03 g to 0.05 g per kg body weight, which is divided into two or four portions.Babies in the first 3 months of life administered 0.2-0.4 g per day per kg body weight.When pneumonia in children administered per day to 0.05 g / kg of the drug in 4 divided doses.Duration of treatment - at least three weeks.
«Erythromycin" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the drug, renal insufficiency, and during lactation, while taking "astemizole," "terfenadine."Side effects tool provides quite rare.In the case of long-term use may appear diarrhea, vomiting, nausea and jaundice.The medicine can cause allergic reactions.Long-term use promotes resilience to pathogens.