Erythromycin is an antibiotic medication that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides and works by inhibiting the growth and reproduction of bacteria. Here are some of the common uses of erythromycin:
It’s important to take erythromycin as directed by a healthcare provider, complete the full course of treatment even if you start feeling better, and not use it for viral infections such as the common cold or flu, as it is not effective against viruses. Additionally, erythromycin may have potential side effects and may interact with other medications, so it should be used under medical supervision. Always consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and treatment of bacterial infections.