dirithromycin-ec tablet, Dynabac
GENERIC NAME: DIRITHROMYCIN-EC TABLET (dir-ith-row-MY-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Dynabac
USES: This medication is an antibiotic used to treat various infections.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as directed, usually once a day for 7 to 10 days. Swallow each tablet whole. Do not crush or chew them. For best results, take each dose at evenly spaced intervals around the clock. This will ensure a constant level of medication in your blood. This is best taken with food or within one hour of eating. Take this medication for the full time prescribed. Do not stop taking this without your doctor's approval. Stopping therapy too soon may result in a reinfection.
SIDE EFFECTS: Indigestion, nausea, gas, stomach ache, headache, dizziness may occur. Less likely to occur are trouble sleeping or increased cough. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop any of the following effects while using this medication: skin rash, itching, hives, trouble breathing, severe diarrhea, sore throat. Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in a secondary infection (e.g., oral, bladder or vaginal yeast infection). If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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