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Chlorpromazine

Ery-Tab
(Erythromycin)

Coming soon.Prevents and treats infections. Ery-Tab (Erythromycin) works well to treat a variety of bacterial infections, but check for drug interactions before taking it.
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Side effects
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How it works
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
Coming soon.Ery-Tab (Erythromycin) is a macrolide antibiotic that prevents and treats a variety of infections. It works by preventing bacteria from growing and multiplying.
Type of medication
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
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Antibiotic
Macrolide
Prescription only
Available as
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Delayed release tablet
  • Extended release
Used for (click to learn more)
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
  • Acute intermittent porphyria Apprehension
Risk factors for serious side effects
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
  • History of liver disease
  • Long antibiotic treatment period
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Pregnancy

The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

Interactions
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
No interactions related info.
  • Interacts with a lot of drugs, so don't take it with colchicine, statin drugs, verapamil, amlodipine, or diltiazem.
Food
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
No food related info.
  • Take it with or without food.
Kidneys and liver
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
No kidneys and liver related info.
  • Can cause liver problems, so people with previous liver problems need to be closely monitored while on Ery-Tab (Erythromycin).
  • There have been reports of liver damage that can require hospitalization or can cause death. These have been rare. Talk to your doctor if you notice pain in your abdomen, loss of appetite, yellowing of your skin or eyes, or dark colored urine.
Weight
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
No weight related info.
  • It's dosed based on your weight, so different people will have different doses.
Upsides and benefits
ChlorpromazineErythromycin
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  • It's used to treat a variety of infections caused by bacteria.
  • It comes as an oral suspension and as a tablet.
  • You can get a test done that'll show you if Ery-Tab (Erythromycin) will work for you.
Downsides and risks
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  • Interacts with a lot of drugs, so don't take it with colchicine, statin drugs, verapamil, amlodipine, or diltiazem.
  • Diarrhea and other stomach problems are common side effects.
  • Can cause liver problems, so people with previous liver problems need to be closely monitored while on Ery-Tab (Erythromycin).
Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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  • Take it with or without food.
  • It's dosed based on your weight, so different people will have different doses.
  • If you're using the suspension, refrigerate it and use it within 10 days.
  • It's common to feel better before you're supposed to stop taking Ery-Tab (Erythromycin), but make sure to take it for the entire time your doctor prescribed it. Skipping doses or stopping early can lower the drug's effectiveness and increase the chance that the drug won't work as well next time.
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