Infections

Expert reports about Infections

Erythromycin is also known as E-mycin, E.E.S., ERYC, Erygel, Erythrocin,

THE SAFETY OF ERYTHROMYCIN DURING PREGNANCY OR BREASTFEEDING 

 

THIS MEDICATION MAY CAUSE HARM TO YOUR BABY: Available studies suggest the use of erythromycin during pregnancy poses a low risk of harm to the baby. There have been reports of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis and heart defects in newborns exposed to erythromycin in pregnancy, but there is no conclusive evidence proving an association between erythromycin and these negative effects. Infants exposed to erythromycin while breastfeeding should be monitored for signs of thrush, dehydration, irritability, and diarrhea. It is recommended to use this medication during pregnancy only if clearly indicated.


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