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TROLEANDOMYCIN (troe lee an doe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. This medicine is used to treat and prevent certain infections. This medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to troleandomycin, erythromycin, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Take this medicine by mouth with glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early even if you feel better. Do not stop taking except on your doctor's advice.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
other antibiotics like grepafloxacin, sparfloxacin
some medicines for cholesterol like atorvastatin, cerivastatin, lovastatin, simvastatin
some medicines for irregular heart rhythm like amiodarone, dofetilide, flecainide, quinidine, sotalol
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
female hormones, like estrogens or progestins and birth control pills
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.
Do not treat diarrhea with over-the-counter medicines. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days, or is severe and watery.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
fast, irregular heartbeat
unusually weak or tired
vaginal itch, discharge
white patches, sores in mouth
yellowing of eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.