ERYTHROMYCIN LACTOBIONATE

ERYTHROMYCIN LACTOBIONATE

Brand Name & Strength

Erythromycin Lactobionate Injection 500 mg

Reconstitution

Reconstitute with 10 ml WFI (concentration: 50 mg/ml)

Further Dilution

Dilute reconstituted solution with diluent to a final concentration of 1 – 5 mg/ml

Diluent

NS, D5

Administration & Infusion rate

IV infusion

  • Administer over 20 – 60 min Continuous

    IV infusion

  • Administer daily dose over 6 – 24 hr

    Storage & Stability

    RT

    (<25 oC)

    Fridge

    (2 – 8 oC)

    After Reconstitution

    24 hr 2 weeks

    After dilution

    8 hr -

    Remarks

  • Do not administer IV push or bolus
  • Rapid infusion is more likely to be associated with arrhythmias or hypotension
  • Erythromycin should not be reconstituted with inorganic salt solution. Use only WFI