Erythromycin 250 MG Tablet, a macrolide antibiotic is useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. This includes skin infections, respiratory tract infections, chlamydia infections, syphilis and pelvic inflammatory disease. Streptococcal infection in newborns can be prevented by taking this medicine during pregnancy.Erythromycin 250 MG Tabletmay also be used to improve delayed stomach emptying. It can be given intravenously and orally. This medicine is not supposed to be given to a child without a doctor’s advice.
Erythromycin 250 MG Tablet also has a few side effects. Common side effects include diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal cramps. More serious side effects may include liver problems, allergic reactions and prolonged QT.
To make sureErythromycin 250 MG Tabletis safe for you, tell your physician if you have the following:
kidney or liver disease;
electrolytic imbalance (such as low potassium or magnesium levels in your blood);
a history of Long QT syndrome;
if you are breastfeeding a baby or;
if you take medicines for heart rhythm disorder.
Your doctor may have to change your treatment plan if you use drugs such as cisapride, pimozide, ergotamine or dihyfroergotamine as these drugs interfere with the proper functioning ofErythromycin 250 MG Tablet
Erythromycin 250 MG Tabletusually is taken every 6 hours (four times a day), every 8 hours (three times a day), or every 12 hours (twice a day). Skipping doses should be avoided as it may increase your risk of further infection which is resistant to antibiotics.