Ilosone medicine contains the antibiotic agent called Erythromycin that summons its antimicrobial action by forcing the 50S ribosomal subdivision of receptive bacteria and inhibiting protein synthesis.
Possessing bacteriostatic features Erythromycin may however be bactericidal if use in high concentrations as single doses.
The approved clinical uses of Ilosone include the treatment of different bacterial diseases: upper and lower respiratory tract infections, skin and skin tissue infections, acne, syphilis, diphtheria, pertussis, chlamydial infections, sexually transmitted diseases. The use of Inosone is approved in children, adolescents and adult patients.
Erythromycin is effective in eliminating the organism from the susceptible microorganisms and gives the beneficial results in the first days of the treatment.
Ilosone is for oral administration. In children the dose is calculated with regard to the body weight. Infants and children from 5-10 kg should be given 10mg/kg every 6 hours. Children from 10-25 kg may receive 125 mg of the medicine every 6 hours. Adults and children whose body weight is over 25 kg can take 250 mg each 6 hours or alternatively 500 mg every 12 hours.
The doses of Ilosone may be increased if necessary (in case of severe infections). Besides, the individual dose of this medicine may also be based on the conditions being treated and their severity.
Prior to the treatment with Ilosone it is required to identify the bacteriologic culture causing the disease. The estimation of the general health of a patient is also needed.
The therapy with Ilosone should not be discontinued when the first good results are obtained. The discontinuation may cause further development of the disease, growth of resistant to antibiotics bacteria and occurrence of secondary infections.
The use of Ilosone for prophylaxis and prevention of any condition is not recommended. Only a doctor can make a decision to use this medicine for these purposes.
A bacterial skin infection is caused by the invasion of the harmful bacteria under your skin. The bacteria multiplies, spreads the toxins and affects the body skin in the way that a person starts experiencing inflammation, swelling, skin rash, dermatitis, and other symptoms.
Lots of bacteria can cause skin infections. Still in most cases the species of the following can be blamed: Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Corynebacterium spp, Acinetobacter and Brevibacterium, Propionibacteira that reside on the skin and skin structures, hair follicles and cause inflammation.
Some types of bacteria can enter the human body through the skin imperfections, cuts, wounds, eczema, wounds, abrasions can cause rash, wound infections, dermatitis and other infections.
To identify the microbe causing a disease, it is necessary to make certain lab tests including blood test, skin lesion culture test, CRP test ( C-reactive protein used to detect inflammation) and others.
Normally mild bacterial skin infections do not require any medical treatment. They pass without any therapy. In case of serious and/ or persistent bacterial infections of the skin a patient should use antibiotics.
Antibiotics for skin infections are designed in different forms for convenient application that can be oral or local or by injection. The forms of topical creams, gels, ointments, solutions are used directly on the skin to provide the most beneficial effect in the affected place.
Oral antibiotics in the form of tablets, capsules can also be prescribed to fortify the effect of topical antibiotics.
Intravenous or intramuscular injections are prescribed in very serious bacterial skin infection with such symptoms as fever and pain, or in cases when oral antibiotics use is not enough.
Before the treatment with antibiotics you should consult your GP to make sure that the antibiotic is correct for your condition and safe.
For the treatment of bacterial skin infections only few oral and topical antibiotics are used. Among them there is a very effective antibiotic of broad spectrum called Ilosone. This antibiotic contains erythromycin that is commonly applied for the treatment of different types of infections including skin diseases caused by microorganisms.
The administration, dosage of Ilosone and duration of the treatment should be controlled by your doctor. The regulations concerning the dosage change of this antibiotic should be done only with approval of a medical professional.
Usually the bacterial skin infections demand the whole program of treatment including the usage of antibiotics oral and topical, special hygiene measures and lab testing to control and correct the therapy. Do not neglect the recommendations of your doctor to get the best treatment results.
Ilosone is a macrolide antibiotic, very effective in treating different types of infections including upper and lower respiratory tract infections (tonsillitis, pneumonia, Legionnaire's disease, bronchitis, pertuss and others.
Ilosone is effective against skin infections caused by S. pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus. The medicine is prescribed for the treatment of mild and moderate skin structure infections.
Ilosone is shown to be working against erythrasma caused by Corynbacterium minutissimum. Erythrasma is a skin infection occurring mostly in patients with other conditions such as diabetes and obesity. It causes brown, scaly skin patches.
In the treatment of acne, caused by Propionibacterium acnes, the medicine is used together with proper diet and hygienic measures. Acne a skin condition with seborrhea, comedones, papules, pustules, nodules and other skin problems.
Ilosone is an antibiotic of choice for oral therapy used to manage acne.
Acne is the overall cause of spots. Most young men from 12 till 25 are affected by acne. It can also be a problem in some older people.
Acne appears when the skin pores are blocked with skin oil or sebum which cannot get outside of the skin surface. Sebum or skin oil is produced by sebaceous glands. When sebum is overproduced and cannot find the way out through the pore, the inflammation and redness occurs. Bacteria may deteriorate the situation and this whole process causes inflamed spots.
Ilosone antibiotic stop the bacteria that can cause acne and reduces inflammation. Besides, it helps in clearing acne spots and preventing the further skin inflammation.
Ilosone is a preparation, containing erythromycin, and is prescribed for acne treatment. However, before the treatment of any skin infection, you should get a consultation of your doctor. Erythromycin may cause side effects and/or be limited in use for you.