Generic Ilosone


Generic Ilosone is a macrolide antibiotic applied for treating infectious in different organs caused by Streptococcus and Staphylococcus.

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Product Description

Generic Ilosone is a macrolide antibiotic with Erythromycin as active substance.

Common use.

Generic Ilosone is used for treating bacterial infections caused by bacteria sensible to erythromycin, such as:

  1. superior respiratory tract (including ENT):
    1. sinusitis
    2. acute otitis media
    3. streptococcal tonsilitis
  2. inferior respiratory tract:
    1. exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
    2. pneumonia caused by pneumococcus (as alternative to penicilline)
    3. mycoplasma
    4. chlamydia
  3. soft tissues and skin infections:
    1. acne
    2. anthrax
    3. infections caused by actinomycetes
  4. urogenital infections:
    1. gonorrhea (as alternative to penicilline)
    2. chlamydial endocervicitis
    3. pox (in case of allergy to penicilline)
  5. digestive infections: enteritis with Campylobacter jejuni

Before beginning the treatment with Ilosone your doctor should make some tests for determining to what types of antibiotics these bacteria are sensible to.

Administration and dosage.

Drugs must be always taken in accordance with the prescription label.

The usual recommended dose for adults, elder patients with normal renal function and teenagers is: 800mg-1g of Ilosone at every 8-12 hours. Depending on the severity of the infection, this dose may be increased. Nevertheless, the maximum daily dose should not exceed 4g of erythromycin.

Children between 6-12 years: the recommended dose is 30-50mg of Ilosone/kg/day, taken each 6-8 hours. If needed, this dose could be increased till 60-100mg/kg/day.

Children under 6 years old should be prescribed other pharmaceutical forms of the drug.

The Generic Ilosone pills should be taken orally, entirely with a glass of water.

Precautions and warnings.

Patients with cardiovascular issues must be monitored closely by their doctor during the treatment.

Please take into account that eryhtromycin accelerates the absorption of the alcohol.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding: using any kind of medications in these periods, even herbal products, should be allowed by a healthcare expert.

Driving and machinery use: these capacities are not influenced by the administration of Ilosone.


Generic Ilosone must not be administered in the following cases:

  1. hypersensitivity to erythromycin or to any other component of the drug
  2. hypersensitivity to any other antibiotics
  3. pregnancy and breastfeeding
  4. liver and kidney disorders
  5. children under 6 years old

Side effects.

Among the most common side effects we can highlight the following ones:

  1. nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
  2. headache, rarely dizziness
  3. candidiasis
  4. mild skin eruptions and urticaria
  5. tinnitus (buzzing in the ears)

Drug interaction.

Generic Ilosone interacts mainly with the following types of drugs:

  1. astemizole
  2. terfenadine
  3. cisapride
  4. ergotamine
  5. any other antibiotic
  6. blood thinners like warfarin

As you can see, it is absolutely necessary to provide your doctor with a list of all the medications you are undergoing, in order to avoid dangerous interactions.

Missed dose.

Get used to take your drugs at the same hour every day. In this way you will not have missed doses. If it still happened that you forgot to take one of the Generic Ilosone doses, you can take it once you remember about it, unless it’s close time for the next scheduled intake. You should never take double doses to compensate for the missed ones.


Taking a higher dose than prescribed by the doctor is dangerous. You could experience ototoxicity and hepatotoxicity. It is recommended to stop the treatment and eliminate the remaining medication out of the body through gastric lavage. All the required procedures should be performed by healthcare professionals. Please, get medical assistance as soon as possible.