What is E-Mycin?
E-Mycin is an antibiotic that belongs to a group of medicines called macrolides. These medicines work by killing or stopping the growth of bacteria, which cause infections or make acne worse.
What E-Mycin is used for?
It treats certain bacterial infections
Helps in controlling acne, in addition to other acne treatments
Prevents infections in people with a history of rheumatic disease, congenital heart disease or other acquired valvular heart disease and who are allergic to penicillin antibiotics.
How does E-Mycin work?
Erythromycin in E-mycin tablets prevents the spread of bacterial infection by blocking bacterial protein synthesis so that the bacteria cannot produce proteins that are needed for its survival.
What does E-Mycin contain?
It contains the active ingredient erythromycin, as erythromycin ethyl succinate, an antibiotic used to treat and prevent a wide range of bacterial infections.
What are the side effects of E-Mycin?
Common reported side effects when taking E-mycin tablets are gastrointestinal tract symptoms.