Erythromycin

Description

ERYTHREAL is a macrolide antibiotic and acts by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis and is bacteriostatic or bacteriocidal depending on its concentration and type of organism.

PRESENTATION:

Erythreal Dry Syrup for oral suspension contains the equivalent of free base 125mg or 250mg of Erythromycin per 5ml.

ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY:

Erythreal is active against most Gram-positive and some Gram-negative bacteria including Neisseria spp. Haemophilus influenza, Bordetella pertussis and Legionella pneumophilia; against spirochetes and some reckettsias and chlamydias Hycoplasma pneumonia is very sensitive to ERYTHREAL.

Clinical Pharmacology

ERYTHREAL is well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and diffuses readily into most body tissues and fluids. However, penetration into the cerebrospinal fluids is low unless the meninges are inflamed.

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Other Info

ERYTHEAL is excreted mainly through the bile and only up to 5% of the oral dose appears in the urine.