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Erythromycin (E-Mycin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Erythromycin (E-Mycin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for E-Mycin?

erythromycin

What is the Trade Name for erythromycin?

E-Mycin

What are the Indications of Erythromycin (E-Mycin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

useful in place of penicillin when patient cannot take penicillin, upper and lower respiratory tract
infections, otitis media, skin infections, pertussis, syphilis, rheumatic fever

What are the Actions of Erythromycin (E-Mycin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Bacteriostatic: suppresses bacterial protein synthesis

What is the Therapeutic Class of Erythromycin (E-Mycin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

anti-infective

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Erythromycin (E-Mycin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

macrolide

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Date Published - Aug 7, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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