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Erythromycin

Generic of Ery-Tab

What is Erythromycin used for?

This medication is used to treat acne. It helps to reduce the number of pimples. Erythromycin is an antibiotic (macrolide-type). It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This product contains a large amount of alcohol which dries extra oils from the skin.

CHEMICAL NAME

Erythromycin Base

DRUG TYPE

Infections
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Erythromycin Frequently Asked Questions

This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.

This drug may also be used for a certain type of stomach condition involving slowed digestion (gastroparesis).

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Erythromycin Dosage and Form Information

Tablet
250 Mg
500 Mg
Gel
2 %
Solution Non-Oral
2 %
Tablet DR
250 Mg
333 Mg
500 Mg
Capsule DR
250 Mg
Ointment
5 Mg/Gram

Similar Drugs to Erythromycin

Brand Name Examples

Tablet DR
500 Mg
250 Mg
333 Mg

Generic Examples

Tablet
250 Mg
Swab Medicated
2 %
Gel
2 %