Erythrocin®

(Erythrocin®, Erythromycin)

Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets
Available as soluble tablets?
No
Available as a liquid?
Yes - oral suspension (generic erythromycin)
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
No
Available as something for placing on your gum?
-
Available as granules?
-
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
-
Available as an injection?
-
Available as nasal/oral spray?
-
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended. Consider changing to erythromycin oral suspension.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Generic name
Erythromycin
Usual formulation brand names
Erythrocin®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes
Modified release
No
Film coated
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Soluble tablet strength
-
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
No
Granule strength
-
Transdermal patch strength
-
Injection strength
-
Nasal/oral spray Strength
-
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Yes - oral suspension (generic erythromycin)
Are specials or imports available?
No
Liquid strengths
125mg/5mL, 250mg/5mL, 500mg/5mL (all generic erythromycin)
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Sugar free available. Check individual product information
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Give parenteral injection if suitable.
Notes
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