Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Ilotycin
  2. PremierPro RX Erythromycin
  3. Romycin

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Diomycin
  2. Erythromycin
  3. Pms-Erythromycin


Erythromycin belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. Erythromycin ophthalmic preparations are used to treat infections of the eye. They also may be used to prevent certain eye infections of newborn babies, such as neonatal conjunctivitis and ophthalmia neonatorum. They may be used with other medicines for some eye infections.

Erythromycin is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Ointment