Jonakayem Pharma Formulation (OPC) Pvt. Ltd.


Send Inquiry
Formulary: Generic Formulary
Category: Skin
Sub Group: ACNE
International Brand Name: Erythrocin ,Erythromil ,Rythromac Akenmycin ,Stiemycin, Ilosone, Ilotycin
Dosages: 1 % W/W
Unit of Packing: Tube- 15 gm
In treatment of: ACNE

 Adverse Effects: 

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Epigastric pain
  • Fever
  • Rash
  • Urticaria
  • Super infection
  • Dryness
  • Pruritis
  • Cholestatic jaundice
  • Hearing disturbances (Ototoxicity)


  • Hypersensitivity to erythromycin and other macrolide
  • Liver disease

Special Precaution: 

  • Renal impairment
  • Hepatic dysfunction
  • Arrhythmia
  • Heart failure

Interaction: Carbamazepine: Dangerous toxic side effects requiring resuscitative measures and hospitalisation. Digoxin: Serum levels of digoxin enhanced, leading to toxicity. Disopyramide: Increased disopyramide plasma levels leading to arrhythmias. Ergot Alkaloids: Acute ergotism manifested as peripheral ischaemia. Methylprednisolone: Decreases methylprednisolone clearance. Penicillins: Alters efficacy, may be synergistic or antagonist. Theophylline: Increased serum theophylline levels resulting in toxicity. Decreased serum levels of erythromycin. Triozolam: Increased CNS depression.

 Servings: Adult: 250 - 500 mg every 6 hours Pneumonia: 250 - 500 mg four times daily for 2 - 3 weeks Diphtheria: 500 mg four times daily for 1 - 2 weeks Pertusis: 2 g /day in four divided dose for 2 weeks Chancroid, Urogenital infections: 500 mg every 6 hours for 1 week Urethritis: 500 mg orally four times a day for 7 days Children: 30 - 60 mg/kg body weight/day in 4 divided dose Pnumonia: 50 mg/kg body weight/day in four divided dose for 3 week Conjunctivitis: 50 mg/ kg body weight/day in four divided dose for 2 week