Erythromycin side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to erythromycin: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;
nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
vomiting or fussiness after eating (in a child taking erythromycin); or
severe skin reaction -- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
Less serious erythromycin side effects may include:
mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or stomach pain;
dizziness, headache, feeling tired;
vaginal itching or discharge; or
mild itching or skin rash.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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- Erythromycin Information for Consumers
- Erythromycin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Erythromycin (detailed)
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