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Question :
Posted On : 11 May 2018
erythromycin it causing vomiting for children_? can be given in cases of mild diarrhea_?
Expert Answer :
Erythromycin can cause vomiting. It is recommended in children with diarrhea due to cholera. It is not used for other bacterial diarrhea as there are better antibiotics available.
Answer Discussion :
no it's can be given
3 years ago
Shubhranshu Shekhar
Erythromycin has an association in development of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, hence vomiting may be a presentation.
diarrhea requires fluid and electrolytes primarily. not sure about erythromycin

3 years ago
Osama Mustafa Simsaa
can be given

3 years ago
side effects include GIT upsets including vomiting but if indicated it can be given if mild diarrhea
3 years ago

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