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Generic Ilosone is a high-class medication which is taken in treatment of infections. Generic Ilosone successfully wards off and terminates bacteria. Generic Ilosone is created by pharmacy specialists to struggle with infections (pneumonia, Legionnaire's disease, sexually transmitted diseases, skin infections). It is also helpful in treatment of severe acne and prevention of heart diseases in people who suffer from rheumatic fever.

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Description

Generic Ilosone is created by pharmacy specialists to struggle against infections (pneumonia, Legionnaire's disease, sexually transmitted diseases, skin infections). It is also helpful in treatment of severe acne and prevention of heart diseases in people who suffer from rheumatic fever. Target of Generic Ilosone is to control, ward off and terminate bacteria.

Generic Ilosone acts as an anti-infection remedy. Generic Ilosone operates by killing bacteria which spreads by infection.

Ilosone is also known as Erythromycin.

Generic Ilosone and other antibiotics don't treat viral infections (flu, cold and other).

Generic Ilosone is a macrolide antibiotic.

Generic name of Generic Ilosone is Erythromycin.

Brand names of Generic Ilosone are Ilosone, MY-E, Erythrocin Stearate Filmtab, E-Mycin, Ery-Tab, E.E.S.-200, Robimycin, E.E.S.-400, Eryc, EryPed, Erythrocot, CE Dispertab.

Dosage

Generic Ilosone can be taken in form of tablets (250 mg, 500 mg), extended-release tablets, capsules and extended-release capsules. You should take it by mouth.

It is better to take Generic Ilosone on empty stomach (but if you experience upset stomach take Ilosone food or milk). Take it 1-2 hours before or 2 hours after your meal.

Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. Swallow it whole with water.

Do not stop taking Generic Ilosone suddenly.

Overdose

If you overdose Generic Ilosone and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Generic Ilosone overdosage: retching, diarrhea, pain of stomach, loss of hear, nausea.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.

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The effects of subacute administration of chlorpromazine HCI (CPZ), erythromycine base and erythromycin estolate on the cholestatic response to intravenous taurolithocholate (TLC) and taurochenodeoxycholate (TCDC) in the rat were investigated. All three enhanced the recovery of bile flow after TCDC but not after TLC. Erythromycin base and estolate enhanced bile flow recovery after TCDC and potentiated the increase of plasma 5'-nucleotidase, as did CPZ. Neither erythromycin estolate nor CPZ precipitated a cholestatic response in rat maintained for 9-13 days on a diet supplemented with 0.05% lithocholic acid. It is concluded that the interaction of CPZ and erythromycins with bile salts is not based on the cholestatic properties of the drugs, and hence is not a practical way of distinguishing cholestatic from non-cholestatic drugs.

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Measure efficacy of erythromycin estolate chemoprophylaxis calculated by the proportion of households in each group with a member who developed a nasopharyngeal culture positive for Bordetella pertussis.

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Erythromycin estolate (EME), a potent macrolide antibiotic, generates free radicals, but their role in the development of liver toxicity is not yet well understood. The present study was carried out to investigate the effect of the antioxidant drug tetrahydrocurcumin (a metabolite of curcumin, the main component of turmeric) against EME-induced lipid peroxidation in rats. The oral administration of combined THC (80 mg/kg body weight) and EME (800 mg/kg body weight) for 15 days significantly decreased lipid peroxidation and enhanced cellular antioxidant defenses when compared with the group treated with EME alone. Supplemental histopathological examination of liver sections revealed that THC had a better antioxidant effect than Silymarin (200 mg/kg body weight), a reference drug. The results of this study indicate that THC affords significant protection against EME-induced lipid peroxidation.

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One hundred five Staphylococcus aureus infections occurring in 79 children who were seen in a private office practice were evaluated for response to antibiotic therapy. The value of in vitro disk susceptibility testing in directing antibiotic selection in treatment failures was also examined. Of the total episodes studied, the types of infection studied included vesicular pyoderma (48%), secondary pyoderma (13%), bullous pyoderma (5%), furunculosis (14%), carbunculosis (12%), cellulitis (3%), suppurative otitis media (4%), and paronychia (2%). Comparative treatment efficacy was obtained with perioral erythromycin estolate and erythromycin ethylsuccinate, cefaclor and cephalexin, and clindamycin hydrochloride and dicloxacillin sodium. Penicillin V potassium, ampicillin, and topical bacitracin were generally ineffective. In 23 patients, 27/105 infections were initial treatment failures. Antibiotic disk susceptibility testing predicted these clinical failures and/or the antibiotic that would produce a clinical response in 21 of these 23 patients, suggesting that this office procedure can be of considerable value.

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Erythromycin is available as the free base, ethylsuccinate, estolate, stearate, gluceptate, and lactobionate derivatives. When given orally erythromycin and its derivatives except the estolate are inactivated to some extent by the gastric acid and poor absorption may result.

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All household contacts of 152 children with culture-positive pertussis who provided consent (n = 362). After withdrawals, there were 135 households with 310 contacts. Exclusions included pregnancy, age <6 months, already receiving an erythromycin-containing antibiotic, and erythromycin allergy. INTERVENTUINS: Erythromycin estolate (40 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses; maximum dose 1 g) or placebo for 10 days. Nasopharyngeal cultures, pertussis antibodies, and clinical symptoms were assessed before and after treatment.

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Five hundred eight-four patients were fully evaluable. The most frequent diagnoses included tonsillopharyngitis (n = 231), otitis media (n = 170) and lower respiratory tract infections (n = 114). Most frequently prescribed antibiotics included amoxicillin (n = 102), potassium penicillin V (n = 81) and clarithromycin (n = 67). Overall compliance (positive urine test) on the last day of therapy was 69.5% (406 of 584 patients). Compliance was not significantly influenced by the region of residence or the underlying bacterial infection. It was significantly associated with the antibiotic used (macrolides, 89.0%; penicillins, 62.2%; cephalosporins, 66.4%; P = 0.0001 for macrolides vs. the others). Best compliance was found with clarithromycin (94.0%) and erythromycin estolate (89.8%). Compliance was also significantly better in patients > or =6 years old (77.7%; P = 0.016); with a treatment duration of < or =7 days (77.6%; P = 0.014); when the drug package contained a dose-taking reminder (79.7%; P = 0.003); and when the pediatrician's behavior toward the patient was assessed by the parents as "very sympathetic" or "sympathetic" (72.6%; P = 0.017). Subjecting all variables to logistic regression analysis, we found 3 variables to be significant predictors of treatment compliance: choice of antibiotic (P = 0.0001); patient age (P = 0.0008); and residence in town or city (P = 0.03).

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One hundred and fourteen Corynebacterium diphtheriae, toxigenic, gravis type, pharyngeal carriers were identified during a diphtheria epidemic in Elgin, Texas. All carriers were treated with erythromycin estolate, 1 g/day in divided doses for 6 days. Serial pharyngeal cultures were obtained in order to monitor the bacteriological response. Seventy-two carriers had positive cultures immediately prior to the start of therapy, and only these individuals were considered in the analysis of the effects of erythromycin. Forty-eight hours after institution of therapy, 96% of the carriers had become culture negative; all were negative by the 4th day of therapy, and all remained culture negative while taking the drug. Two days after cessation of therapy, all but one (99%) were culture negative. However, upon reculture 2 weeks later, 15 (21%) had relapsed to the carrier state. There were no significant differences in the serum diphtheria antitoxin levels, immunization status, age, sex, or socioeconomic status of those who relapsed and those who remained culture negative. This study demonstrates that erythromycin is effective in converting carriers to culture-negative status, but when given for only 6 days it is associated with large numbers of relapses. Because previous studies have not included follow-up cultures 2 weeks after therapy, it is suggested that all C. diphtheriae carriers be treated with either erythromycin or penicillin and that all be recultured at a minimum of 2 weeks after completion of therapy to assure eradication of the diphtheria organisms.

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The absorptions of 6 erythromycin preparations were compared in a cross-over study in healthy humans. In a single-dose study, 500 mg of each preparation was, after an overnight fast, given to 10 volunteers. The two enterosoluble preparations of erythromycin base studied were absorbed slowly, and the peak serum concentration (1.5-2 mg/l) was achieved only at 4 h. The absorption of the stearates was quick, but especially one of them was poorly absorbed, the serum concentration being always below 1 mg/l. Both of the two estolates gave highest apparent concentrations, and the maximum serum level (2-2.5 mg/l) was achieved at 2 h, but the concentration of active erythromycin remains unknown. In the second part of the study, two erythromycin stearates and one base preparation were given at 6-h interval in a cross-over fashion, each for 4 days. On the 4th day, blood samples were analyzed. The erythromycin base gave higher serum concentrations than did the two stearates, which were equivalent. It seems doubtful that the erythromycin stearate at the dose of 250 mg every 6th hour would give satisfactory serum levels of erythromycin which would be effective against most bacteria during the whole treatment.

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Certain macrolide antibiotics, such as troleandomycin (TAO), oleandomycin, and erythromycin estolate (Ilosone), can lower the maintenance dose of glucocorticoids required by severely asthmatic patients. These effects were postulated to be caused by an as yet undefined steroid-sparing effect. In this study, TAO in combination with methylprednisolone, when compared with methylprednisolone alone, was demonstrated to significantly increase liver glycogen deposition in adrenalectomized mice, intact mice, and adrenalectomized rats; protect histamine-sensitized mice following beta adrenergic blockade or adrenalectomy; further decrease the steroid-lowered glucose tolerance of mice and significantly increase the plasma corticosteroid levels in rats. TAO alone did not have these effects. TAO plus betamethasone, and erythromycin estolate plus methylprednisolone also increased liver glycogen deposition. However, TAO did not appear to potentiate the effects of hydrocortisone. Erythromycin stearate and to a lesser degree erythromycin ethylsuccinate when combined with methylprednisolone also decreased histamine lethality in mice. Leucomycin and tetracycline did not enhance the effects of methylprednisolone. TAO, alone or with methylprednisolone, did not alter serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) levels in rats. Thus, TAO and some other macrolides did not exert their effects on corticosteroids as antimicrobial agents, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)--like compounds, or quasisteroids, but as steroid-sparing agents by some undefined mechanism.

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The chemistry, bioavailability, and adverse effects of erythromycin base, stearate, estolate, and ethylsuccinate are reviewed. Criteria for the evaluation of erythromycin bioavailability studies include study design, patient population, meal composition and timing, and assay methodology. Based on these criteria, the bioavailability of individual erythromycin products are evaluated in this paper. Compared with other antibiotics, the erythromycins have a good safety record. However, both the estolate and ethylsuccinate forms of erythromycin may cause hepatotoxity. Considering bioavailability and adverse effect data, a specific brand of enteric-coated erythromycin base tablets is recommended for erythromycin-sensitive infections in adults. For pediatric patients, a liquid formulation of erythromycin estolate or erythromycin ethylsuccinate is recommended.

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Antibiotics concentrations in middle ear fluid (MEF), saliva and tears were measured in children with persistent middle ear effusions undergoing tympanostomy tube placement. In 31 children given cefaclor, specimens of serum, saliva and MEF were collected at 0.5, 1, 2, 3 or 5 h after a dose. Another group of 37 children were randomized to receive a single dose of penicillin V, amoxicillin, ampicillin, erythromycin estolate, erythromycin ethylsuccinate, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or cefaclor. Concentrations of antibiotics in saliva and tears bore no consistent relationship to those in MEF. Mean concentrations of all drugs in MEF were several-fold greater than the usual minimal inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of pneumococci, but only with trimethoprim and cefaclor were they greater than in usual MIC's for Haemophilus influenzae. Concentrations of antibiotics in MEF in persistent effusions were comparable to those previously reported in acute purulent effusions.

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Twelve trials with 1,720 participants met the inclusion criteria. Ten trials investigated treatment regimens and two investigated prophylaxis regimens. The quality of the trials was variable. Results showed that short-term antibiotics (azithromycin for three days, clarithromycin for seven days, or erythromycin estolate for seven days) were equally effective with long-term antibiotic treatment (erythromycin estolate or erythromycin for 14 days) in the microbiological eradication of Bordetella pertussis (B. pertussis) from the nasopharynx. The relative risk (RR) was 1.02 (95% confidence interval (CI) 0.98 to 1.05). Side effects were fewer with short-term treatment (RR 0.66; 95% CI 0.52 to 0.83). There were no differences in clinical improvement or microbiological relapse between short and long-term treatment regimens. Contact prophylaxis (of contacts older than six months of age) with antibiotics did not significantly improve clinical symptoms or the number of cases that developed culture positive B. pertussis.

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PL chronica (PLC) was recorded in 37% of the cases, PL et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) in 57.3%, and clinical features of both disorders were seen simultaneously in the remaining. The median age of onset was 60 months (range: 6-180 months), although the median age of onset of PLEVA (median: 60 months) was significantly younger than that of PLC (median: 72 months) (P = .03). The age distribution showed peaks at 2 to 3 years (24.8%) and 5 to 7 years (32%). A history of infection or drug intake preceded the skin manifestations in 30% and 11.2% of patients with PLC and PLEVA, respectively. The disease began most commonly during winter (35%) or fall (30%). The median duration was 20 months (range: 3-132 months) in patients with PLC and 18 months (range: 4-108 months) in patients with PLEVA. Involvement was diffuse in 74.2% of the patients, peripheral in 20.2%, and central in the remainder. The disease was recurrent in 77% of the patients (n = 80). Of the patients, 59% had pruritus, whereas 32% reported no symptoms; the remainder had fever, arthralgia, or both. Erythromycin estolate or ethylsuccinate was administered to 79.7% of the affected children; 66.6% of these showed at least a partial response.

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To determine whether erythromycins, sulfonamides, and tetracyclines are associated with an increased risk for acute hepatitis.

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Because of the lack of a UV chromophore and their much smaller abundances in comparison with the major component, the minor components in erythromycin estolate preparations are difficult to analyze by high performance liquid chromatography ultraviolet (HPLC-UV). Tentative assignment of the major and minor components can be achieved with the combination of full scan and ZoomScan using an ion trap mass spectrometer. Tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) provided an effective method to quickly identify most components without chromatographic separation, and all the related compounds, except the isobaric pair ECE and PdMeEA, could be identified in this way. The best result was obtained by using liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) operated in selected reaction monitoring mode. The major compound, the estolate of erythromycin A (EAE), and seven other minor components, could be separated and identified, with semiquantitative estimates of relative concentrations.

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We included one trial, involving 1071 women. Of these, 644 women between 22 weeks and 32 weeks' gestation were randomly assigned to one of three groups of antibiotic treatment (n = 174 erythromycin estolate, n = 224 erythromycin stearate, and n = 246 clindamycin hydrochloride) or a placebo (n = 427). Preterm birth data was not reported in this trial. Incidence of low birthweight less than 2500 grams was only evaluated for erythromycin (combined, n = 398) compared to placebo (n = 427) and there was no statistically significant difference between the two groups (risk ratio (RR) 0.70, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.46 to 1.07). There were no statistically significant differences in side effects sufficient to stop treatment between either group (RR 1.25, 95% CI 0.85 to 1.85).

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The tetracyclines are active in vitro against many urinary tract pathogens such as Chlamydia, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Brucella, rickettsiae, and Nocardia. Chloramphenicol is used primarily for anaerobic infections, Haemophilus influenzae meningitis, and infections due to Salmonella typhi. Erythromycin is active in vitro against M. pneumoniae, Legionella spp., Streptococcus pneumoniae, and group A beta-hemolytic streptococci; it may also be used as prophylactic therapy for subacute bacterial endocarditis and for recurrence of acute rheumatic fever in patients who are allergic to penicillin. Clindamycin should be used primarily for the treatment of anaerobic infections. The tetracyclines may cause gastrointestinal upset; phototoxic dermatitis; hepatitis, especially in pregnant women; discoloration of the teeth and bone dysplasia in the human fetus and in children; and superinfections, especially oral and anogenital candidiasis. The tetracyclines should be used with caution in patients with renal insufficiency. The most important toxic effect of chloramphenicol is bone marrow suppression, which is dose related or idiosyncratic. The incidence of undesirable side effects associated with the use of erythromycin is low; gastrointestinal irritation is the most common, and cholestatic hepatitis may occur with the use of erythromycin estolate. Pseudomembranous colitis is the most important toxic effect associated with the use of clindamycin.

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In an open randomized multicenter study 190 culture-positive pediatric ambulatory pertussis patients were treated for 14 days with either erythromycin estolate (EST) (n = 93; 40 mg/kg/day divided in 2 doses) or erythromycin ethylsuccinate (ETH) (n = 97; 60 mg/kg/day divided in 3 doses). On day 14 Bordetella pertussis was recovered from cultures of 2 patients (2.2%) treated with EST and 1 patient (1.0%) treated with ETH. Despite the fact that 151 patients (79.4%) had reached the early paroxysmal stage at initiation of antimicrobial therapy, clinical improvement was seen in the majority (reduced frequency and severity of coughing: EST, 77.4 and 67.7%; ETH, 74.2 and 63.9%, respectively). Drug-related side effects were noted in 11 patients (11.8%) treated with EST and 16 patients (16.5%) treated with ETH (P greater than 0.05) and consisted mainly of minor gastrointestinal complaints. Erythromycin estolate in a lower dose administered only twice a day was equivalent to erythromycin ethylsuccinate in all aspects and proved to be adequate antimicrobial treatment for pertussis patients.

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Tetracyclines are active in vitro against most urinary tract pathogens, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Brucella, rickettsiae, and Nocardia. Chloramphenicol is used primarily for anaerobic infections, Haemophilus influenzae meningitis, and infections due to Salmonella typhi. Erythromycin is active in vitro against M. pneumoniae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. Erythromycin may be used as prophylactic therapy for subacute bacterial endocarditis and for recurrence of acute rheumatic fever in patients who are allergic to penicillin. Clindamycin should be used only for the treatment of anaerobic infections. Tetracycline may cause gastrointestinal upset; phototoxic dermatitis; hepatitis, especially in pregnant females; discoloration of teeth and bone dysplasia in the human fetus and children; and suprainfections, especially oral and anogenital candidiasis. Tetracycline should be used with caution in patients with renal insufficiency. The most important toxic effect of chloramphenicol is bone marrow suppression, which is dose related and idiosyncratic. The incidence of undesirable side effects associated with the use of erythromycin is low. Gastrointestinal irritation is the most common; cholestatic hepatitis may occur with erythromycin estolate. Pseudomembranous colitis is the most important toxic effect associated with clindamycin.

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Suitable antimicrobials given during the catarrhal stage of whooping cough can attenuate the course of the disease. The efficacy of antibiotics administered prophylactically during the incubation period remains controversial but appears to be beneficial. Currently, erythromycin given for two weeks is the antibiotic of choice for pertussis. No treatment failures were observed with erythromycin estolate. Erythromycin ethylsuccinate and stearate must be given at high dosages (50-60 mg/kg/day) in order to achieve sufficient concentrations in the respiratory secretions. With ampicillin and amoxicillin treatment failures have been observed. The role of josamycin and co-trimoxazole in pertussis remains open.

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At least one generic preparation of cephalexin, erythromycin ethylsuccinate/sulfisoxazole and penicillin V potassium was rated equal in taste to the respective brand name products. However, brand erythromycin estolate and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole name brand suspensions rated significantly higher than the other products tested.

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A belief that brand oral liquid medications taste better than their generic counterparts may influence prescribing habits among pediatricians.

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The hepatic clearance and the effects of a new fluorinated macrolide (P-0501A) on the functions of the isolated, perfused rat liver were compared with two known erythromycins--the base and the estolate--after 7 days of treatment (1.36 mmol/kg po daily). The in vitro metabolism of the antibiotics was induced to different extent but only the base and P-0501A were cleared from the perfusate and the liver faster than in untreated animals. In untreated rats the therapeutically active form of P-0501A was excreted in the bile more than the base and the estolate; after pretreatment, biliary excretion of all erythromycins was nearly double. The content of inactive, complexed cytochrome P-450 was increased only by the base and estolate, with various effects on microsomal activities (some induced, e.g. aminopyrine demethylation, other reduced, e.g. pentobarbital clearance). The clearance and biliary excretion of sulphobromophthalein was not affected by treatment with P-0501A or the base, but was significantly reduced by estolate.

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The simultaneous determination of erythromycin propionate and erythromycin base in serum and urine by high-performance liquid chromatography using oleandomycin as internal standard is described. The separation was achieved on a reversed-phase C18 column employing acetonitrile-0.05 M phosphate buffer (65:35), adjusted to pH 7.0, as the mobile phase with coulometric detection. Hydrolysis of the ester during blood sample collection was minimised by immediate high-speed centrifugation of collected blood samples, followed by separation and immediate freezing of the serum fraction. A solid-phase extraction procedure, combined with a simple phase-separation step was used prior to chromatographic analysis. The method has the necessary precision, sensitivity and accuracy to allow the simultaneous determination of both components in serum and urine following a single 500-mg oral dose of erythromycin estolate.

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Of 456 patients enrolled during 17 consecutive months, 420 were evaluable. Clinical success at Study Days 15 to 19 was 94.6% in the azithromycin group and 96.2% in the comparative treatment group (P = 0.735) and at 4 to 6 weeks posttherapy 90.6 and 87.1%, respectively (P = 0.330). Evidence of infection was identified in 46% of 420 evaluable patients (1.9% bacteria, 29.5% M. pneumoniae and 15% C. pneumoniae). Microbiologic eradication was 81% for C. pneumoniae and 100% for M. pneumoniae in the azithromycin group vs. 100 and 57%, respectively, in the comparator group. Treatment-related adverse events occurred in 11.3% of the azithromycin group and 31% in the comparator group (P < 0.05).

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Topical antibiotics were used on patients with acne vulgaris. Corynebacterium acnes organisms from open comedones were quantitated during treatment, and the progress of the disease was evaluated. Clindamycin lotion completely suppressed the growth of C acnes organisms, whereas erythromycin and tetracycline did not depress the C acnes counts. Taken as a group, these antibiotics gave a substantial improvement of the disease on the treated side as compared with paired untreated sides of the face and back.

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A total of 477 children were enrolled and randomly assigned to either azithromycin (n = 239) or erythromycin (n = 238). Of these children, 114 (24%) grew B pertussis from nasopharyngeal specimens (azithromycin group: 58 of 239 [24%]; erythromycin group: 56 of 238 [23%]); these children composed the efficacy cohort for the per-protocol and intention-to-treat analyses. Serology and PCR added 52 children to the number considered to have pertussis for a total of 35% (166 of 477) of all children who presented with cough illness. In the safety analysis (antibiotic side effects, compliance) and comparison of cough symptoms after treatment, all randomized children are reported in their assigned treatment group. At end of therapy, bacterial eradication was demonstrated in all 53 patients in the azithromycin group and all 53 patients in the erythromycin group with follow-up cultures available (eradication 100%; 95% confidence interval [CI]: 93.3-100). No bacterial recurrence was demonstrated in children with 1 week posttreatment nasopharyngeal cultures available (51 and 53 participants in the azithromycin and erythromycin arms, respectively [0%, 95% CI: 0-7.0; and 0%, 95% CI: 0-6.7]). No serious adverse events attributable to study drug were observed. Gastrointestinal adverse events were reported less frequently in azithromycin (18.8%; 45 of 239) than in erythromycin estolate (41.2%; 98 of 238) recipients (90% CI on difference: -29.0% to -15.7%) as a result of less nausea (2.9% vs 8.4%; 95% CI: -8.9% to -2.0%), less vomiting (5.0% vs 13.0%; 95% CI: -4.9% to -1.4%), and less diarrhea (7.1% vs 11.8%; 95% CI: -9.0% to -0.3%). Children who were randomized to azithromycin were much more likely to have complied with antimicrobial therapy over the treatment period. In the azithromycin group, 90% of children took 100% of prescribed doses, whereas only 55% of children in the erythromycin group took 100% of prescribed doses.

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All splenectomized individuals are at risk of developing pneumococcal sepsis, but most reports fail to mention how many patients are given prophylactic penicillin therapy. Fourteen reported cases of postsplenectomy bacterial sepsis in patients receiving prophylactic penicillin therapy are reviewed. In only five cases, the patients had penicillin-sensitive pneumococcal infection. Hence, the exact frequency of the failure of penicillin prophylaxis cannot be calculated, but it appears to be very rare. Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis used indefinitely and pneumococcal vaccine are both strongly recommended for all children and adults undergoing splenectomy.

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Women in the second half of pregnancy, who were infected with genital mycoplasmas and who gave written informed consent, were randomly assigned to receive capsules of identical appearance containing erythromycin estolate, clindamycin hydrochloride, or a placebo for 6 weeks. Levels of serum glutamic oxalacetic transaminase (SGOT) were determined before and during treatment by a fluorometric method. All pretreatment levels of SGOT were normal (<41 units). Participants who received erythromycin estolate had significantly more abnormally elevated levels of SGOT (16/161, 9.9%) than did those who received clindamycin (4/168, 2.4%, P < 0.01) or those who received placebo (3/165, 1.8%, P < 0.01). Elevated levels of SGOT ranged from 44 to 130 U. Serum bilirubin levels were normal. Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase activity was abnormal buy ilosone in six of six participants who had abnormal levels of SGOT while receiving erythromycin estolate. There were few associated symptoms, and all levels of SGOT returned to normal after cessation of treatment. The treatment of pregnant women with erythromycin estolate may be inadvisable.

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To determine whether erythromycin estolate chemoprophylaxis is effective buy ilosone in household contacts of children with culture-positive pertussis.

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A total of 168 participants were eligible for analysis (74 treated for 7 days and 94 treated for 14 days). Bacteriological persistence (positive end of therapy culture) occurred once in each group, and bacteriological relapse (positive culture 1 week after completion of treatment) occurred in one participant treated for 7 days. The overall failure rate (persistence plus relapse) of 2.70% in the 7-day group was not different than the rate of 1.06% in the 14-day group. The study had a power of 99.99% at the 5% level to detect a difference in failure rates of 10% and a power of 80% to detect a difference of 5%. We conclude that buy ilosone 7 days of erythromycin estolate is as effective as 14 days for the eradication of B pertussis.

ilosone 250 mg 2017-08-15

Six groups, each containing 50 patients with acute maxillary sinusitis, were treated with ampicillin plus nasal decongestant, ampicillin plus irrigation, cephradine plus nasal decongestant, cephradine plus irrigation, erythromycinestolate plus nasal decongestant, erythromycinestolate plus irrigation. The diagnosis was radiologically established and the healing likewise radiologically assessed on the buy ilosone fifth, tenth and fifteenth day. Treatment was given for 10 days. All groups demonstrated a similar radiological healing except cephradine plus nasal decongestant which was inferior to the others. Contrarily, side effects were least frequent in the cephradine groups and most frequent in patients cured with ampicillin. The difficulty in choosing the best treatment is discussed in relation to such factors as therapeutic results, side effects, long-term consequences of antibiotic treatment, establishment of any bacterial etiology and penetration characteristics of antibiotics into the diseased sinus.

ilosone gel 2015-01-31

To study the benefits and risks of antibiotic treatment of and buy ilosone contact prophylaxis against whooping cough.

ilosone syrup 2017-06-11

The use of antibiotics in pregnancy requires that the clinician consider both toxicity to and pharmacokinetics for mother and fetus. Although most adverse reactions to antibiotics in the adult are not modified by pregnancy, those to tetracycline and erythromycin estolate are the exceptions. Tetracycline is contraindicated throughout pregnancy because of fetal effects, whereas sulfa preparations, trimethoprim, and chloramphenicol are contraindicated only at specific times during gestation. The pharmacokinetics of antibiotics in the mother are such that lower serum concentrations are achieved buy ilosone for a given dose, which may be important in serious or resistant infections. Fetal kinetics are such that transfer to amniotic fluid and distribution within the fetus may not provide adequate protection for the fetus in cases of chorioamnionitis.

ilosone suspension mexico 2015-04-03

The microbiologic and clinical responses of acute Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections of the upper respiratory tract to oral treatment with erythromycin ethyl succinate, stearate, and estolate were studied in 303 patients. Streptococcal M and T typing was done on all positive cultures. The overall cure rate was 95.4 per cent, with no statistically significant differences in clearing organisms from the pharynx. Of the 285 cured patients who completed the prescribed follow-up period, 11 had recurrences between the 12th and 31st day after initiation of therapy, and five developed new infections. No cases of buy ilosone rheumatic fever or glomerulonephritis were encountered during a follow-up study. Eight gastrointestinal reactions and one transient rash occurred. Results with these forms of erythromycin compare favorably with published results for similar infections treated with oral penicillins.

ilosone gel resenha 2016-04-12

In an open randomized multicenter study 190 culture-positive pediatric ambulatory pertussis patients were treated for 14 days with either erythromycin estolate (EST) (n = 93; 40 mg/kg/day divided in 2 doses) or erythromycin ethylsuccinate (ETH) (n = 97; 60 mg/kg/day divided in 3 doses). On day 14 Bordetella pertussis was recovered from cultures of 2 patients (2.2%) treated with EST and buy ilosone 1 patient (1.0%) treated with ETH. Despite the fact that 151 patients (79.4%) had reached the early paroxysmal stage at initiation of antimicrobial therapy, clinical improvement was seen in the majority (reduced frequency and severity of coughing: EST, 77.4 and 67.7%; ETH, 74.2 and 63.9%, respectively). Drug-related side effects were noted in 11 patients (11.8%) treated with EST and 16 patients (16.5%) treated with ETH (P greater than 0.05) and consisted mainly of minor gastrointestinal complaints. Erythromycin estolate in a lower dose administered only twice a day was equivalent to erythromycin ethylsuccinate in all aspects and proved to be adequate antimicrobial treatment for pertussis patients.

ilosone ds suspension 2016-04-14

Drug-induced cholestasis can result from the inhibition of biliary efflux of bile acids in the liver. Drugs may inhibit the hepatic uptake and/or the biliary efflux of bile acids resulting in an increase in serum concentrations. However, it is the intracellular concentration of bile acids that results in hepatotoxicity, and thus serum concentrations may not necessarily be an appropriate indicator of hepatotoxicity. In this study, sandwich-cultured rat hepatocytes were used as an in vitro model to assess the cholestatic potential of drugs using deuterium-labeled sodium taurocholate (d(8)-TCA) as a probe for bile acid transport. Eight drugs were tested as putative inhibitors of d(8)-TCA uptake and efflux. The hepatobiliary disposition of d(8)-TCA in the absence and presence of drugs was measured by using liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry, and the accumulation (hepatocytes and hepatocytes plus bile), biliary excretion index (BEI), and in vitro biliary clearance (Cl(biliary)) were reported. Compounds were classified based on inhibition of uptake, efflux, or a combination of both processes. Cyclosporine A and glyburide showed a decrease in total (hepatocytes plus bile) accumulation, an increase in intracellular (hepatocytes only) accumulation, and a decrease in BEI and Cl(biliary) of d(8)-TCA, suggesting that efflux was primarily affected. Erythromycin estolate, troglitazone, and bosentan resulted in a decrease in accumulation (total and intracellular), BEI, buy ilosone and Cl(biliary) of d(8)-TCA, suggesting that uptake was primarily affected. Determination of a compound's relative effect on bile acid uptake, efflux, and direct determination of alterations in intracellular amounts of bile acids may provide useful mechanistic information on compounds that cause increases in serum bile acids.

ilosone bula gel 2016-09-22

Cultured rat hepatocytes were used to study the toxicity of erythromycin base (EB), erythromycin estolate (EE) and a new fluorinated derivative, (8S)-8-fluoroerythromycin A (EF). EF was not cytotoxic after 18 h incubation at concentrations up to 8 X 10(-4) M and EE was much more toxic buy ilosone than EB at all concentrations studied. EE toxicity was greater in a serum-free medium and was not increased by induction of cytochrome P-450 with phenobarbitone. In hepatocytes co-cultured with rat-liver epithelial cells EE, but not EF, raised the cytochrome P-450 content and formed stable cytochrome P-450 complexes with about 40% of the haemoprotein. The lack of correlation between cytochrome P-450 content and cytotoxicity suggests that some of the parent erythromycin drugs and not their metabolites are the toxic entities.

ilosone drug study 2016-07-14

Erythromycin base and its different salts buy ilosone and esters were given intragastrically to mice. Serum concentrations of erythromycin and its 2'-esters were determined by the bacterial growth inhibition method. Acetyl and propionyl erythromycin were the best absorbed 2'-esters, and differed significantly from butyryl erythromycin and erythromycin base. Erythromycin estolate yielded a larger area under the concentration curve than acistrate or stearate. Among the syrup preparations, erythromycin acistrate was significantly better absorbed than 2'-ethylsuccinyl erythromycin. Absorption of 2'-esters decreased with increasing number of esterified carbon atoms and increasing hydrophobicity and increasing log P value (the logarithm of octanol-water partition coefficient). In addition to sufficient lipophilicity, the optimum absorption of erythromycin esters seems to require a high hydrophilicity.

ilosone dosage 2015-09-19

One hundred and fourteen Corynebacterium diphtheriae, toxigenic, gravis type, pharyngeal carriers were identified during a diphtheria epidemic in Elgin, Texas. All carriers were treated with erythromycin estolate, 1 g/day in divided doses for 6 days. Serial pharyngeal cultures were obtained in order to monitor the bacteriological response. Seventy-two carriers had positive cultures immediately prior to the start of therapy, and only these individuals were considered in the analysis of the effects of erythromycin. Forty-eight hours after institution of therapy, 96% of the carriers had become culture negative; all were negative by the 4th day of therapy, and all remained culture negative while taking the drug. Two days after cessation of therapy, all but one (99%) were culture negative. However, upon reculture 2 weeks later, 15 (21%) had relapsed to the carrier state. There were no significant differences in the serum diphtheria antitoxin levels, immunization status, age, sex, or socioeconomic status of those who relapsed and those who remained culture negative. This study demonstrates that erythromycin is effective in converting carriers to culture-negative status, but when given for only 6 days it is associated with large numbers of relapses. Because previous studies have not included follow-up cultures 2 weeks after therapy, it is suggested that all C. diphtheriae carriers be treated with either erythromycin or buy ilosone penicillin and that all be recultured at a minimum of 2 weeks after completion of therapy to assure eradication of the diphtheria organisms.

ilosone 2 gel 2015-03-09

Three reviewers independently assessed eligibility and trial quality Cipro Drug Category and extracted data.

ilosone erythromycin dosage 2017-05-02

The absorption, excretion, and metabolism of propionyl erythromycin (PE) has been studied in the rat. The major routes of metabolism of PE are ester hydrolysis and N-demethylation. The rates of these two reactions have been examined in vivo using radiolabeled PE. The plasma half-life of the ester is 5.5 hr. The correlation of blood levels of radioactivity with 14CO2 production indicates that the ester is continually hydrolyzed after absorption. The half-life of the dimethyl-amino moiety of the desosamine sugar is estimated at 1.5 hr. This relatively short half-life compared to that of the ester is supported by the fact that at 3.5 hr after dosing there is twice as much desmethyl-PE in plasma as PE. After oral administration of either 14C-PE or 14C-erythromycin, 70% of the radioactivity is absorbed in 6 hr. The major route of excretion is via bile. Approximatley Geodon 20 Mg 40% of the absorbed dose is excreted in bile in the first 6 hr after dosing. Tissue levels of radioactivity after administration of 14C-erythromycin or 14C-PE indicate that PE or a metabolite accumulates in the tissue during chronic dosing, whereas erythromycin-related levels are similar after single or multiple doses.

ilosone eritromicina gel 2015-12-29

The pharmacokinetic parameters of erythromycin in foals were determined following intravenous administration of 5.0 mg/kg to animals aged 1, 3, 5 and 7 weeks. The distribution of the drug was described by a two-compartment open model, and no significant differences were observed between coefficients on which the parameters were based. Pharmacokinetic values were also determined for four mares given 5.0 mg/kg intravenously and for six 10 Norvasc Tablet -12-week-old foals given 20.0 mg/kg intravenously. The half-life of erythromycin for all groups of animals (foals less than 7 weeks, mares, foals 10-12 weeks) was 1.0-1.1 h; the apparent volume of distribution was between 2.3 and 7.2 l/kg, and the clearance of the drug from the body was between 1.9 and 5.0 mg/kg/h. No drug could be detected in the serum following oral administration of 5.0 mg/kg erythromycin estolate; detectable levels were found for 5 h in mares given 12.5 mg/kg, and for 8 h in foals given 20.0 mg/kg orally. Peak levels in foals given the drug orally were 0.42 micrograms/ml at 120 min after administration. Foals given 10.0 mg/kg of erythromycin base intramuscularly had serum concentrations detectable 12 h later; the peak level achieved was 1.44 micrograms/ml serum 90 min after administration and concentrations exceeded 0.25 micrograms/ml for 6 h. In the mares the milk concentrations were approximately twice those in serum. Recommendations were made for drug dosage to be used in the treatment of Corynebacterium equi pneumonia of foals.

ilosone suspension dosage 2017-07-24

To study the benefits and risks of antibiotic treatment of and contact prophylaxis against whooping Diovan Pill cough.

ilosone generic name 2016-01-19

Children Indocin And Alcohol with suspected group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis are encountered daily in outpatient settings. Despite the ubiquity of this condition, important management issues still remain unresolved. This article will review selected epidemiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic topics germane to clinical practice.

ilosone tablet 2016-03-02

All splenectomized individuals are at risk of developing pneumococcal sepsis, but most reports fail to mention how many patients are given prophylactic penicillin therapy. Fourteen reported cases of postsplenectomy bacterial sepsis in patients receiving prophylactic penicillin therapy are reviewed. In only five cases, the patients had penicillin-sensitive pneumococcal infection. Hence, the exact frequency of the failure of penicillin prophylaxis cannot be calculated, but it appears to be very rare. Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis used indefinitely and pneumococcal vaccine are both strongly recommended for all Prograf Generic Cost children and adults undergoing splenectomy.

ilosone suspension 250 2015-10-22

Tetracyclines are active in vitro against most urinary tract pathogens, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Brucella, rickettsiae, and Nocardia. Chloramphenicol is used primarily for anaerobic infections, Haemophilus influenzae meningitis, and infections due to Salmonella typhi. Erythromycin is active in vitro against M. pneumoniae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. Erythromycin may be used as prophylactic therapy for subacute bacterial endocarditis and for recurrence of acute rheumatic fever in patients who are allergic to penicillin. Clindamycin should be used only for the treatment of anaerobic infections. Tetracycline may cause gastrointestinal upset; phototoxic dermatitis; hepatitis, especially in pregnant females; discoloration of teeth and bone dysplasia in the human fetus and children; and suprainfections, especially oral and anogenital candidiasis. Tetracycline should be used with caution in patients with renal insufficiency. The most important toxic effect of chloramphenicol is bone marrow suppression, which is dose related and idiosyncratic. The incidence of undesirable side effects associated with the use of erythromycin is low. Gastrointestinal irritation is the most common; cholestatic hepatitis may occur with erythromycin estolate. Pseudomembranous colitis is the most important Reglan 2 Mg toxic effect associated with clindamycin.

valor ilosone gel 2015-02-24

At 12 months of use, the failure rate of Viagra Generic Drug the sterilization procedure for the crushed 500 mg tablets was 35.8% (SE = 1.8) with 417 women at risk. At 12 months of use, the failure rate for the erythromycin pellets was 28.6% (SE = 5.0) with 43 women at risk. There were no serious complications reported in either trial. All pregnancies resulting from failure of the sterilization procedure were terminated by menstrual regulation within 10 weeks gestation.

ilosone suspension oral 2016-06-22

The MIC and MPC were determined for 191 penicillin/macrolide-susceptible clinical isolates of S. Prevacid 10 Mg pneumoniae with azithromycin, clarithromycin and erythromycin using agar plate assays.

ilosone gel valeant 2016-03-16

To compare the safety and efficacy Betnovate Cream Online of azithromycin with amoxicillin/clavulanate or erythromycin for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia, including atypical pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae.

ilosone 500 mg 2015-11-27

Thirteen trials with 2197 participants met the inclusion criteria: 11 trials investigated treatment regimens; 2 investigated prophylaxis regimens. The quality of the trials was variable.Short-term antibiotics (azithromycin for three to five days, or clarithromycin or erythromycin for seven days) were as effective as long-term (erythromycin for 10 to 14 days) in eradicating Bordetella pertussis (B. pertussis) from the nasopharynx (relative risk (RR) 1.02, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.98 to 1.05), but had fewer side effects (RR 0.66, 95% CI 0.52 to 0.83). Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole for seven days was also effective. Nor were there differences in clinical outcomes or microbiological relapse between short Sinequan 100 Mg and long-term antibiotics. Contact prophylaxis of contacts older than six months of age with antibiotics did not significantly improve clinical symptoms or the number of cases developing culture-positive B. pertussis.

ilosone medicine 2016-02-14

The activities of 11 5-nitroimidazole compounds have been compared against Giardia intestinalis in vitro using a 3H-thymidine incorporation assay. All the compounds were at least equipotent to, or more active than metronidazole with Propecia Medication the exception of panidazole. Satranidazole, ronidazole and S75 0400 A were all about five times more active than metronidazole and warrant further study as potential chemotherapeutic agents for man. No major differences in the response to these compounds was found between two stocks of Giard. intestinalis with the exception of flunidazole. Several other antiprotozoal drugs showed activity against Giard. intestinalis. Berberine sulphate, paromomycin sulphate, erythromycin estolate and sulphasalazine, all of which have been used to treat human patients, showed no activity in vitro.

ilosone suspension 250mg 2015-04-03

In this study, organized and financed by the German Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 42 pediatricians in private practice who were selected to represent the 3 main regions of Germany and residence in large cities or small towns, respectively, enrolled consecutive patients who had bacterial infections that required therapy with oral antibiotics. Choice of agent and duration of treatment were left to the study physicians. Compliance was measured by a standardized telephone interview on the penultimate day and a urine bioassay for antibacterial activity on the last day of the planned treatment period. Parents did not know the true purpose of the study.

ilosone suspension 2015-10-17

One hundred two children with group A streptococcal pharyngitis were treated on a randomized basis with either 15 mg/kg of erythromycin estolate or 25 mg/kg of erythromycin ethylsuccinate given twice daily for ten days. Twelve patients, including 11 erythromycin ethylsuccinate-treated patients and one erythromycin estolate-treated patient, were dropped from the study at the request of their parents because of abdominal cramping and/or nausea and vomiting that occurred 15 to 45 minutes after ingestion of drug. Eighteen other patients (12 treated with erythromycin ethylsuccinate and six treated with erythromycin estolate) had similar gastrointestinal (GI) tract symptoms that resolved or abated. Excluding patients with reinfections with new streptococcal serotypes and those with resistant strains, the bacteriologic failure rates were 4.3% and 17.5%, and the total failure rates were 6.4% and 35.3% with erythromycin estolate therapy and with erythromycin ethylsuccinate therapy, respectively. The high rate of GI tract intolerance associated with the erythromycin ethylsuccinate appears to be dose related.

ilosone gel 4 2017-02-04

The tetracyclines are active in vitro against many urinary tract pathogens such as Chlamydia, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Brucella, rickettsiae, and Nocardia. Chloramphenicol is used primarily for anaerobic infections, Haemophilus influenzae meningitis, and infections due to Salmonella typhi. Erythromycin is active in vitro against M. pneumoniae, Legionella spp., Streptococcus pneumoniae, and group A beta-hemolytic streptococci; it may also be used as prophylactic therapy for subacute bacterial endocarditis and for recurrence of acute rheumatic fever in patients who are allergic to penicillin. Clindamycin should be used primarily for the treatment of anaerobic infections. The tetracyclines may cause gastrointestinal upset; phototoxic dermatitis; hepatitis, especially in pregnant women; discoloration of the teeth and bone dysplasia in the human fetus and in children; and superinfections, especially oral and anogenital candidiasis. The tetracyclines should be used with caution in patients with renal insufficiency. The most important toxic effect of chloramphenicol is bone marrow suppression, which is dose related or idiosyncratic. The incidence of undesirable side effects associated with the use of erythromycin is low; gastrointestinal irritation is the most common, and cholestatic hepatitis may occur with the use of erythromycin estolate. Pseudomembranous colitis is the most important toxic effect associated with the use of clindamycin.

ilosone capsule 2017-12-26

Erythromycin has been used as an antibiotic for more than four decades, but only in the last 10 years have other therapeutic benefits of this agent been exploited. Animal and human studies have demonstrated a prokinetic effect on the gastrointestinal tract at sub-antimicrobial doses (typically a quarter or less of the antibiotic dose). A limited number of studies have been performed in children to investigate this action. A review of this literature is particularly pertinent given the frequency of clinical problems related to gastrointestinal dysmotility in children and the limited availability of prokinetic agents in paediatric practice, compounded by the recent withdrawal of cisapride. The prokinetic effects of erythromycin have been investigated in infants with dysmotility associated with prematurity, in low birth-weight infants recovering from abdominal surgery, and in older children with a variety of other gastrointestinal disorders. Only one randomized placebo-controlled trial has been conducted. All except one of these studies have shown a beneficial effect of erythromycin in either promoting tolerance of enteral feeds or enhancing a measured index of gastrointestinal motility. Erythromycin appears to be equally effective when given orally (as ethylsuccinate or estolate) or intravenously (as lactobionate). Significantly, no serious adverse effects have been reported in studies in which erythromycin has been used for its prokinetic effects, although fatal reactions have followed the intravenous administration of erythromycin to neonates in antibiotic doses.