What is Erythromycin?

Erythromycin pledgets are used to treat acne vulgaris (commonly called acne). Erythromycin pledgets are applied to the affected areas of the skin. Acne vulgaris is a skin condition that is very common and usually begins during the early teenage years ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Erythromycin?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Erythromycin include:

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What conditions and diseases is Erythromycin used for the treatment or management of?

Erythromycin is a prescription drug that is approved by the FDA (USA) for use in the treatment, prevention, or management of the certain medical conditions and diseases, including:

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What are the active ingredients of Erythromycin?

The active ingredients in Erythromycin include:

  • Erythromycin

What class of drug is Erythromycin?

Erythromycin belongs to the class of drugs:

Drugs with this Active Ingredient

The drugs that contain this as an active ingredient include:

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Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets
  • Capsules
  • Solutions
  • Gel


Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:


Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:


Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Erythromycin Information Guide

Generic Name of Erythromycin:
Availability of Erythromycin:
Prescription Drug

Erythromycin is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of:

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Erythromycin include:

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How is the dosage of Erythromycin calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Erythromycin. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Erythromycin?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Erythromycin for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Erythromycin?

The inactive ingredients contained in Erythromycin are:

  • Powdered cellulose
  • Citric Acid Monohydrate
  • D&C red no. 30
  • D&C yellow no. 10
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Povidone
  • FD&C blue no. 1
  • FD&C red no. 3
  • Gelatin
  • Titanium Dioxide

Product Formulation Information: Erythromycin

Company that labels Erythromycin:
E. FOUGERA & CO., A division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Strength of Erythromycin:
20 mg/mL
Form of Erythromycin:
How is Erythromycin taken?
Topical (on the skin or external membranes)
Date that Erythromycin is effective:
30th September, 1997


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