Pediazole Granules For Oral Suspension 200-600Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Pediazole: Granules for oral suspension (200-600mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ERYTHROMYCIN, SULFISOXAZOLE (er ith roe MYE sin, sul fi SOX a zole) is combination of a macrolide and a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Pediazole 200mg-600mg/5ml Granule for Suspension

NDC: 000748030
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Otitis Media

Pediazole 200mg-600mg/5ml Granule for Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Pediazole 200mg-600mg/5ml Granule for Suspension

Diuresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Long Qt Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Death Of Liver Tissue Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Thyroid Gland Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Torsade De Pointes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Pediazole 200mg-600mg/5ml Granule for Suspension

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Pediazole 200mg-600mg/5ml Granule for Suspension(Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate)
Grapefruit juice and Erythromycin(Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate)
It is best not to change your usual intake of grapefruit juice while taking Erythromycin. Grapefruit juice can increase the amount of erythromycin absorbed by the body, which might increase the incidence of common, but troublesome side effects like nausea, loss of appetite, and abdominal pain.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Pediazole 200mg-600mg/5ml Granule for Suspension(Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Erythromycin(Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs are often used together. Side effects from Caffeine may get worse if you take Erythromycin. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. You may need to limit your Caffeine intake. Common foods and beverages containing caffeine include coffee, teas, colas and chocolate. Many non-prescription drugs and diet aids may also contain caffeine.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Pediazole 200mg-600mg/5ml Granule for Suspension(Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate)
Marijuana and Erythromycin(Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate)
Erythromycin can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may worsen if you take Erythromycin. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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