Erythromycin gel

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Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Erythromycin gel before taking it.

Erythromycin gel

What is Erythromycin gel

Treating severe Erythromycin gel. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Erythromycin gel is a topical macrolide antibiotic that is thought to improve Erythromycin gel by slowing the growth of bacteria on the skin, which causes Erythromycin gel.

Important safety information:

  • Erythromycin gel is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, nose, mouth, and other mucous membranes. If you get Erythromycin gel in your eyes, immediately wash them out with cool tap water.
  • If severe diarrhea or stomach pain or cramping develops during treatment or within several months after treatment with Erythromycin gel, check with your doctor or pharmacist right away. Do not treat it without first checking with your doctor.
  • Be sure to use Erythromycin gel for the full course of treatment. If you do not, the medicine may not clear up your infection completely. The bacteria could also become less sensitive to this or other medicines. This could make the infection harder to treat in the future.
  • Long-term or repeated use of Erythromycin gel may cause a second infection. Tell your doctor if signs of a second infection occur. Your medicine may need to be changed to treat this.
  • Talk with your doctor before you use any other medicines or cleansers on your skin.
  • Once you begin using Erythromycin gel, it may take 3 to 8 weeks before you begin to see improvement.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Erythromycin gel while you are pregnant. Erythromycin gel is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Erythromycin gel, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

Erythromycin gel side effects

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
  • Burning; dryness; mild stinging; peeling.
  • Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
  • Severe allergic reactions ; bloody stools; irritation of the eyes; itching, burning, tenderness, or redness of skin; severe diarrhea; stomach cramps/pain.

  • This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at

    Compare prices at online shops

    infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Erythromycin gel medicine in some well-known online stores.

    StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
    2 %60 $60.18USA
    2 %100 $96.96USA

    Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

    infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

    StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
    500 mg10 Tablet$0.78
    250 mg x 10's $0.40
    Aritomycin 250mg TAB / 10 $0.40
    ARITOMYCIN Capsule/ Tablet / 250mg (10 units) $0.40Cadila Pharmaceuticals
    ARITOMYCIN tab 250 mg x 10's $0.40Cadila
    500 mg x 10's $0.78
    Aritomycin 500mg TAB / 10 $0.78
    ARITOMYCIN Capsule/ Tablet / 500mg (10 units) $0.78Cadila Pharmaceuticals
    ARITOMYCIN tab 500 mg x 10's $0.78Cadila
    Eltocin 125mg Tablet $0.03Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    ELTOCIN KID 125 MG TABLET DT 1 strip(s) (10 tablet dts each) $0.24Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Eltocin 125mg/5mL SUSP / 60ml $0.33
    Eltocin 250mg Tablet $0.05Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    ELTOCIN 250 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (15 tablets each) $0.68Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Eroate 125mg TAB / 10 $0.24
    125 mg x 5 mL x 60ml $0.41
    Eroate 500mg Tablet $0.07Lupin Ltd
    250 mg10 Tablet$0.49
    4 %/20gm20 gm$0.56
    125 mg10 Tablet$0.30
    250 mg90 $141.40Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    250 mg90 $160.59Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, UK, USA
    500 mg100 $103.50Canada, UK
    Erythrocin 100mg/5mL SUSP / 30ml $0.22
    Erythrocin NA Granules $0.26Pfizer Ltd
    100 mg x 5 mL x 60ml $0.36
    ERYTHROCIN Drops / 100mg per ml (10ml units) $0.36Pfizer
    400 mg x 6's $0.63
    Erythrocin 250 mg x 100's $48.14
    Erythrocin 100 mg/2.5 mL x 30 mL x 1's $3.50
    250 mg10 Tablet$0.49
    500 mg28 $37.43Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    500 mg84 $97.29Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    Ilosone 100 mg/1 mL x 10 mL $3.12
    Ilosone 125 mg/5 mL x 60 mL $4.38
    Ilosone DS 250 mg/5 mL x 60 mL $6.38
    Ilosone DS 250 mg/5 mL x 100 mL $7.58
    125 mg10 Tablet$0.26
    Osomox Kid 125 mg Tablet $0.03
    Stacin 250 mg Tablet $0.30
    Stacin 500 mg Tablet $0.60
    2 %/5gm5 gm$0.21
    2 % w/w x 5g $0.21
    TPACT oint 2 % w/w x 5g $0.21Taurus Labs
    Tpact Skin 5 gm Cream $0.21
    Tpact 2% w/w OINT / 5g $0.21


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    Erythromycin gel - Frequently asked Questions

    Can Erythromycin gel be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

    In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

    It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

    Who should not take Erythromycin gel?

    Some medical conditions may interact with Erythromycin gel. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

    • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
    • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
    • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
    • if you have liver disease or you have a blood disorder called porphyria

    Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Erythromycin gel. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

    • Efavirenz or rifampin because they may decrease Erythromycin gel gel's effectiveness
    • Arsenic, cimetidine,diltiazem,dofetilide,HIV protease inhibitors, imidazoles (eg, ketoconazole),pimozide, QT-prolonging agents (eg, quinidine, sotalol), quinolones (eg, ciprofloxacin), streptogramins (eg, quinupristin/dalfopristin), orverapamil because side effects, such as heart toxicity or irregular heartbeat, may occur
    • Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), aldosterone blockers (eg, spironolactone), alfentanil, arsenic, astemizole, benzodiazepines (eg, alprazolam), bromocriptine, buspirone, carbamazepine, cilostazol, cisapride, clozapine, corticosteroids (eg, hydrocortisone), cyclosporine, digitoxin, digoxin, disopyramide, ergot alkaloids (eg, ergotamine), felodipine, H1 antagonists (eg, diphenhydramine), HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (eg, simvastatin), imatinib, macrolide immunosuppressants (eg, tacrolimus), meglitinide antidiabetics (eg, repaglinide), midazolam, phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (eg, sildenafil), pimozide,QT-prolonging agents (eg, quinidine, sotalol), quinolones (eg, ciprofloxacin), rifampin, serotonin reuptake inhibitors (eg, fluoxetine),sumatriptan, theophyllines, tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline), valproic acid, or vinca alkaloids (eg, vincristine) because the risk of their side effects may be increased by Erythromycin gel

    This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Erythromycin gel may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

    How should I take Erythromycin gel?

    Use Erythromycin gel as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

    • Wash affected areas with soap and water. Rinse well and pat dry before applying the medicine.
    • Cover the affected and surrounding area with a thin film of medicine. Spread the medicine lightly over the affected areas rather than rubbing it in. Allow the medicine to dry.
    • Wash your hands immediately after applying Erythromycin gel.
    • Erythromycin gel works best if it is used at the same time each day.
    • To clear up your infection completely, take Erythromycin gel for the full course of treatment. Keep taking it even if you feel better in a few days.
    • If you miss a dose of Erythromycin gel, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

    Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Erythromycin gel.

    Can Erythromycin gel be taken or consumed while pregnant?

    Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

    Can Erythromycin gel be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

    Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.



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