Bacterial infections:

Indications for: ERY-TAB

Susceptible infections including upper and lower respiratory, skin and soft tissue, genitourinary, Legionnaires' disease, pertussis, listeriosis.

Adult Dosage:

250mg every 6 hours, 500mg every 12 hours, or 333mg every 8 hours; max 4g/day; twice daily dosing max 1g/day. Legionnaires: 1–4g/day in divided doses.

Children Dosage:

30–50mg/kg/day in divided doses; max 100mg/kg/day.

ERY-TAB Contraindications:

Concomitant cisapride, pimozide.

ERY-TAB Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic dysfunction. Myasthenia gravis. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

ERY-TAB Classification:


ERY-TAB Interactions:

See Contraindications. May potentiate or be potentiated by drugs metabolized by CYP450 (eg, carbamazepine, cyclosporine, tacrolimus, hexobarbital, phenytoin, alfentanil, disopyramide, bromocriptine, valproate). May potentiate warfarin, triazolam, midazolam, methylprednisolone, digoxin, theophylline, ergotamine. Avoid use with statins (rhabdomyolysis).

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, abdominal pain, anorexia, hepatic dysfunction, rash, superinfection; pseudomembranous colitis, (rare).

How Supplied:

250mg—30, 40, 100, 500; 333mg—30, 100, 500; 500mg—100