from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An antibiotic obtained from a strain of the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus, effective against many gram-positive bacteria and some gram-negative bacteria.
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- n. Any of a class of macrolide antibiotics produced by an actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces
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- n. an antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative
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For this reason many doctors now routinely prescribe certain antibiotics, namely erythromycin or penicillin, for any woman who gets pregnant and has a history of repeated miscarriage.
Other polyketides include erythromycin, which is used to cure many bacterial infections, and doxorubin, which is used as an anti-cancer drug.
In more severe cases, antibiotics such as erythromycin or a fluoroquinolone can be used, and can shorten the duration of symptoms if they are given early in the illness.
For persons who are allergic to penicillin, use another antibiotic such as erythromycin or a sulfa.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:; kidney disease; liver disease pneumonia stomach problems (especially colitis) other chronic illness; an unusual or allergic reaction to azithromycin other macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin), foods, dyes, or preservatives pregnant or trying to get pregnant breast-feeding
She says she guessed when asked to spell "erythromycin," an antibiotic.
A long course of suitable antibiotics, such as erythromycin and rifampin, is required to effect a cure.
In Hayley's case, the drug infraction involved erythromycin, a common antibiotic that a doctor prescribed for her skin.
The infant must be weighed; she needs erythromycin ointment over her eyes and a shot of vitamin K in her thigh.
The staph in the met samples was also resistant to peniccilin, ampicillin, erythromycin, tetracycline, Cipro, Synergicide and Seraquin.
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