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Drug Name:

ERY-TAB Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Erythromycin (as base) 250mg, 333mg, 500mg; e-c tabs.

Company:
Arbor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.



Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ERY-TAB:

Susceptible infections including upper and lower respiratory, skin and soft tissue, genitourinary, Legionnaires' disease, pertussis, listeriosis.

Adult Dose for ERY-TAB:

250mg every 6 hours, 500mg every 12 hours, or 333mg every 8 hours; max 4g/day; twice daily dosing max 1g/day. Legionnaires: 1–4g/day in divided doses.

Children's Dose for ERY-TAB:

30–50mg/kg/day in divided doses; max 100mg/kg/day.

Pharmacological Class:

Macrolide.

Contraindications:

Concomitant cisapride, pimozide.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic dysfunction. Myasthenia gravis. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. May potentiate or be potentiated by drugs metabolized by CYP450 (e.g., carbamazepine, cyclosporine, tacrolimus, hexobarbital, phenytoin, alfentanil, disopyramide, bromocriptine, valproate). May potentiate warfarin, triazolam, midazolam, methylprednisolone, digoxin, theophylline, ergotamine. Avoid use with statins (rhabdomyolysis).

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, abdominal pain, anorexia, hepatic dysfunction, rash, superinfection; pseudomembranous colitis, (rare).

How Supplied:

250mg—30, 40, 100, 500; 333mg—30, 100, 500; 500mg—100

ERY-TAB

  • 333mg tablets (Qty:30)
  • appx. price $128.00
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