What is Tiloryth?
Tiloryth injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It is also used to treat diphtheria, acute pelvic inflammatory disease, and Legionnaire's disease. Tiloryth is also used to prevent bacterial endocarditis and rheumatic fever to occur again in patients who have had an allergic reaction to penicillin or sulfa drugs.
How to use Tiloryth?
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by the doctor. If nausea occurs, taking this medication with food or milk may reduce this side effect. Shake the bottle well before each dose. Carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because it may not give correct dose.
What are usual dosages for Tiloryth?
Age, weight, and severity of the infection are important factors in determining the proper dosage. The usual dosage is 30 to 50 mg/kg/day, in equally divided doses. For more severe infections this dosage may be doubled but should not exceed 4 g per day.
What are major side effects of Tiloryth?
Major side effects are as Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin, chills, cough, diarrhea, difficulty with swallowing, dizziness, fast heartbeat, hives or welts, joint or muscle pain, puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue, red, irritated eyes, and red skin lesions.
What are symptoms of an overdose of Tiloryth?
If consumed much of this medicine than prescribed, it could lead to dangerous levels of the medicine in the body. In such cases, symptoms of an overdose may include, diarrhea, hearing loss, severe nausea, and vomiting.