Erythromycin ethylsuccinate

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Pregnancy Category: B

Apo-Erythro-ES, E.E.S. 200 and 400, E.E.S. Granules, EryPed, EryPed 200, EryPed 400, EryPed Drops, Erythro-ES M, Novo-Rythro Ethylsuccinate M [Rx] Classification: Antibiotic, erythromy-cin

See also Erythromycins. Uses: See Erythromycins. Additional Contraindications:

Preexisting liver disease. How Supplied: Chew Tablet: 200 mg; Granule for reconstitution: 100 mg/2.5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL; Suspension: 200 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL; Tablet: 400 mg

Dosage-

• Oral Suspension, Tablets, Chewable Tablets

See Erythromycin base. NOTE: 400 mg of erythromycin ethylsuccinate will achieve the same blood levels of erythromycin as 250 mg of the base, estolate, or stearate forms.

Hemophilus influenzae infections.

Erythromycin ethylsuccinate, 50 mg/kg/day with sulfisoxazole, 150 mg/kg/day, both for a total of 10 days.

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