Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. EES 200
  2. EES 400
  3. EES Granules
  4. Eryc
  5. Eryped
  6. Eryped 200
  7. Eryped 400
  8. Ery-Tab
  9. Erythrocin
  10. Erythrocin Stearate
  11. Ilosone
  12. PCE
  13. PCE Dispertab

Descriptions


Erythromycin is used to prevent and treat infections in many different parts of the body, including respiratory tract infections, skin infections, diphtheria, intestinal amebiasis, acute pelvic inflammatory disease, Legionnaire's disease, pertussis, and syphilis. This medicine is also used to prevent recurrent attacks of rheumatic fever in patients who have had an allergic reaction to penicillin or sulfa drugs.

Erythromycin belongs to the class of medicines known as macrolide antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Delayed Release
  • Tablet, Enteric Coated
  • Capsule
  • Capsule, Delayed Release
  • Tablet
  • Suspension
  • Powder for Suspension
  • Tablet, Chewable