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Erythromycin (Systemic)



(er ith roe MYE sin)

Brand Names: U.S.

  • E.E.S. 400 [DSC]
  • E.E.S. Granules
  • Ery-Tab
  • EryPed 200
  • EryPed 400
  • Erythrocin Lactobionate
  • Erythrocin Stearate
  • PCE [DSC]


Use: Labeled Indications

Bacterial infections: Treatment of susceptible bacterial infections, including S. pyogenes, some S. pneumoniae, some S. aureus, M. pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, diphtheria, pertussis, Chlamydia, erythrasma, N. gonorrhoeae, E. histolytica, syphilis and nongonococcal urethritis, and Campylobacter gastroenteritis; used in conjunction with neomycin for decontaminating the bowel

Surgical (preoperative) prophylaxis (colorectal): Colorectal decontamination, in conjunction with other agents, prior to surgical intervention

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