Erythromycin lactobionate

[eh-rih-throw-MY-sin] Pregnancy Category: B

Erythrocin I.V. M, Erythrocin Lactobionate IV [Rx]

Classification: Antibiotic, erythromycin

See also Erythromycins. Uses: For seriously ill or vomiting clients with infections caused by susceptible organisms; acute pelvic inflammatory disease due to gonorrhea. Legionnaire's disease. Additional Side Effects: Transient deafness.

Additional Drug Interactions: Do not add drugs to IV solutions of erythromycin lactobionate. How Supplied: Powder for injection: 500 mg, 1 g

Dosage-

Adults and children: 15-20 mg/kg/day up to 4 g/day in severe infections.

Acutepelvic inflammatory disease caused by gonorrhea. 500 mg q 6 hr for 3 days followed by 250 mg erythromycin stearate, PO, q 6 hr for 7 days.

Legionnaire's disease. 1-4 g/day in divided doses. Change to PO therapy as soon as possible.

Hearing Aids Inside Out

Hearing Aids Inside Out

Have you recently experienced hearing loss? Most probably you need hearing aids, but don't know much about them. To learn everything you need to know about hearing aids, read the eBook, Hearing Aids Inside Out. The book comprises 113 pages of excellent content utterly free of technical jargon, written in simple language, and in a flowing style that can easily be read and understood by all.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment