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PCE




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

In case of overdosage, erythromycin should be discontinued. Overdosage should be handled with the prompt elimination of unabsorbed drug and all other appropriate measures should be instituted.

Erythromycin is not removed by peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Erythromycin is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to this antibiotic.

Erythromycin is contraindicated in patients taking terfenadine, astemizole, cisapride, pimozide, ergotamine or dihydroergotamine. (See PRECAUTIONS:DRUG INTERACTIONS.)

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/24/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Overdosage
Contraindications

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