For the prophylaxis and treatment of infection caused by erythromycin organisms.
Erythromycin is highly effective in the treatment of a great variety of clinical infections such as: Upper Respiratory Tract infections: tonsillitis, peritonsillar abscess, pharyngitis, laryngitis. Sinusitis, secondary infections in influenza and common colds.
Lower Respiratory Tract infection: tonsillitis, acute and chronic bronchitis, pneumonia (lobar pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, primary atypical pneumonia), bronchiectasis, Legionnaire's disease.
Ear infection: otitis media and otitis externa mastoiditis.
Oral infections: gingivitis, Vincent's angina.
Eye infection: blepharitis.
Skin & soft tissue infection: boils and carbuncles, paronychia, abscesses, pustular acne, impetigo, cellulitis, erysipelas.
Gastrointestinal infections: cholecystitis, staphylococcal enterocolitis.
Prophylaxis: pre- and post. Operative trauma, burns, rheumatic fever.
Other infections: osteomyelitis, urethritis, gonorrhea, syphilis, lymphogranuloma venereum, diphtheria, prostatitis, scarlet fever.