Erythromycin Ethyl Succinate USP 125mg/5ml

Business Unit: Human

Medicine Type: Dry Syrup

Generic Name: Erythromycin Ethyl Succinate USP 125mg/5ml

Therapeutic Class: Anti Bacterial

Indication: It belongs to the macrolides group of antibiotics. It kills bacteria by inhibiting protein synthesis process of bacteria. Zerobac (Erythromycin) is the drug of choice in the following indications-  Alternative to a penicillin in penicillin-sensitive patients, penicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections, alternative to a tetracycline in mycoplasma pneumonia.  Pertussis diphtheria-especially in treatment of the carrier state.  Rheumatic fever prophylaxis.  Chronic bronchitis.  Otitis media.  Chronic prostatitis.

Dosage & Administration: Adults: The usual dose is 1-2 gm daily in divided doses. This may be increased up to 4 gm per day according to the severity of the infection. Children: The usual regimen is 30-50 mg/kg/day. In severe cases the dose may be doubled.

Preparation: A bottle containing 100 ml syrup and a measuring cup.