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Brand Name EryPed
Generic Name Erythromycin ethylsuccinate

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Description

Erythromycin is produced by a strain of Saccharopolyspora erythraea (formerly Streptomyces erythraeus) and belongs to the macrolide group of antibiotics. It is basic and readily forms salts with acids. The base, the stearate salt, and the esters are poorly soluble in water. Erythromycin ethylsuccinate is an ester of erythromycin suitable for oral administration. Erythromycin ethylsuccinate is known chemically as erythromycin 2"-(ethyl succinate). The molecular formula is C43H75NO16 and the molecular weight is 862.06. The structural formula is:

ERY-PED®(Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate) Structural Formula Illustration

Ery-Ped 200 (erythromycin ethylsuccinate for oral suspension) when reconstituted with water, forms a suspension containing erythromycin ethylsuccinate equivalent to 200 mg erythromycin per 5 mL (teaspoonful) or 100 mg per 2.5 mL (dropperful) with an appealing fruit flavor. Ery-Ped 400 when reconstituted with water, forms a suspension containing erythromycin ethylsuccinate equivalent to 400 mg of erythromycin per 5 mL (teaspoonful) with an appealing banana flavor.
These products are intended primarily for pediatric use but can also be used in adults.

Inactive Ingredients

Ery-Ped 200, Ery-Ped 400: Caramel, polysorbate, sodium citrate, sucrose, xanthan gum and artificial flavors.


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Analogs

MarkLanguageBrand NameGeneric NamePharmacotherapeutic groupRelease forms
ENGLISH (english)E.E.Serythromycin ethylsuccinateAntibacterial drug. Antibiotic of macrolide groupTablets, Oral solution
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