Erythromycin is the drug of choice in the following indications-
Alternative to a penicillin in penicillin-sensitive patients, penicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections, alternative to a tetracycline in mycoplasma pneumonia, Pertussis diphtheria- especially in treatment of the carrier state, rheumatic fever prophylaxis, Chronic bronchitis, Otitis media and Chronic prostatitis.
Dosage & Administration:
Children: The usual regimen is 30-50 mg/kg/day. In severe cases the dose may be doubled.
Erythro PFS: Each 5 ml suspension contains Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate USP equivalent to 125 mg Erythromycin USP.