Erythromycin Base is approved to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It may also be used to prevent certain bacterial infections. It is a macrolide antibiotic. This antibiotic stops the growth of bacteria. It will not work for viral infections. Erythromycin is an active ingredient of this medication. Abbott Pharmaceutical, one of the leading pharmaceutical companies has been manufacturing this medicine and made available in a dosage of 250 mg.
Manufacturer: Abbott Pharmaceutical
Active Ingredient: The main active component of this medicine is Erythromycin, which is a broad-spectrum, macrolide antibiotic with antibacterial activity. It diffuses through the bacterial cell membrane and reversibly binds to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome. It also prevents bacterial protein synthesis.
Indications: Erythromycin composed antibiotic medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It may also be used to prevent certain bacterial infections. Erythromycin Base is known as a macrolide antibiotic. This medication may also be used to treat a certain type of stomach condition involving slowed digestion.
Action Mechanism: This given antibiotic works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Erythromycin Base antibiotic treats or prevents only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections such as common cold, flu. Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
Dosages: This medication is available for oral consumption and in dosage as mentioned below:
- 250 mg: It is an oral drug should be taken as directed by your doctor, usually before a meal
Note: Swallow the medication whole. Do not chew or crush.