Compare Marinol vs. Erythromycin

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Marinol (Dronabinol)

Ery-Tab (Erythromycin)

Prescription only
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Prevents and treats infections.

Ery-Tab (Erythromycin) works well to treat a variety of bacterial infections, but check for drug interactions before taking it.

Upsides
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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
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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).
Used for
  • AIDS - Loss of appetite Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting; Prophylaxis
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Delayed release tablet
  • Extended release
Price
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Side effects
The Marinol (Dronabinol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Ery-Tab (Erythromycin) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
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  • Liver damage

    History of liver disease

  • Diarrhea from a superinfection

    Long antibiotic treatment period

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