Erythromycin is a fairly well-known antibiotic, which belong to the macrolides. This drug affects the bacteria’s ability to reproduce. Its action is sensitive mainly gram-positive microorganisms such as: Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Clostridium, Corynebacterium.
The majority of gram-negative microorganisms do not show sensitivity to Erythromycin. However, there are some infections caused by bacteria of this group, which are amenable to treatment with this antibiotic. Assigned this medicine in the treatment of diseases such as: diphtheria, brucellosis, whooping cough, meningitis, otitis media, syphilis, and etc.
Erythromycin is produced in tablet form. Features of dosing for patients of different age groups and regimens described in the manual of the drug. Not shown treatment data drug reactions patients with individual intolerance of the drug or antibiotic of the same group, people with severely impaired liver function after hepatitis. During pregnancy or breastfeeding infant use of Erythromycin is not recommended. The few studies that have been conducted regarding this drug revealed, however slight, but the presence of teratogenic activity. That is, the ability to cause fetal malformations. As a side effects that can occur when taking this antibiotic, describes various disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and Allergy, until the development of anaphylactic shock.
Reviews about Erythromycin.
Patients, which leave your feedback about Erythromycin, more often, speak about this medication positively. However, there are also reports about its side effects. For example, one girl with a pill of this antibiotic in connection with inflammation of the throat, felt a strong cramping in the stomach. A similar message was left by some other patients. Moreover, most of them such a phenomenon developed after the first dose of Erythromycin.
Very often, this medicine is used to treat genital infections such as chlamydia. Worth it, just to remember that this therapy must be prescribed by a doctor. One of the glaring examples of unacceptable self-medication may be the story of one woman who, desperate to cure chlamydia on the recommendations of experts, has decided to appoint itself the drugs themselves. She acted on the principle: try all of the antibiotics, consistently. The experience she described in a voluminous article. The dosage regimens of drugs and their combinations in this “opus” are completely at odds and pharmacological standards, and common sense. The author of the “methodology” I’m sure she “won” chlamydia, using Erythromycin. However, familiarity with its experience leaves doubts not only in her physical but also psychological and emotional health.
Not many of us will dare to describe, copyrights, methods of treatment, but, hand on heart, we have to admit that we often ignore the warnings and act on your own risk, having read the reviews about the drug or, sometimes, even just the instructions. In some States and preparations is not critical. But with antibiotics and Erythromycin, in particular, it is impossible to experiment. Because these drugs have a profound, systemic effect on our body.