Erythroped Adult Tablets

  • Name:

    Erythroped Adult Tablets

  • Company:
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  • Active Ingredients:

    Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate

  • Legal Category:

    Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

Summary of Product Characteristics last updated on medicines.ie: 8/8/2017
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When a pharmaceutical company changes any document, a new version is published on medicines.ie. For each version, we show the dates it was published on medicines.ie and the reasons for change.

Updated on 8 August 2017 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

Deleted: Quinoline yellow E104 (0.20 mg) from Excipients with known effect

4.2 added :

Hepatic impairment

Erythromycin should be used with caution in patients with impaired hepatic function (see sections 4.4 & 5.2).

 

4.3 added “domperidone”:

Erythromycin is contraindicated in patients taking astemizole, terfenadine, domperidone, cisapride or pimozide.

 

4.4 added:

Patients receiving erythromycin concurrently with drugs which can cause prolongation of the QT interval should be carefully monitored. The concomitant use of erythromycin with some of these drugs is contraindicated (see sections 4.3 & 4.5)

6.4 added:
Store in original container 

6.6 Added:

Any unused medicinal product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements

Updated on 8 August 2017 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • New SmPC for new product

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

Updated on 8 August 2017 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

Deleted: Quinoline yellow E104 (0.20 mg) from Excipients with known effect

4.2 added :

Hepatic impairment

Erythromycin should be used with caution in patients with impaired hepatic function (see sections 4.4 & 5.2).

 

4.3 added “domperidone”:

Erythromycin is contraindicated in patients taking astemizole, terfenadine, domperidone, cisapride or pimozide.

 

4.4 added:

Patients receiving erythromycin concurrently with drugs which can cause prolongation of the QT interval should be carefully monitored. The concomitant use of erythromycin with some of these drugs is contraindicated (see sections 4.3 & 4.5)

6.4 added:
Store in original container 

6.6 Added:

Any unused medicinal product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements

Updated on 27 March 2015 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 9 - Date of renewal of authorisation
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

Sections 2, 4.1-4.4, 4.6- 4.8, 5.1-5.2, 6.1,6.6,9 & 10 of the SPC are updated

Updated on 27 March 2015 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 9 - Date of renewal of authorisation
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

Sections 2, 4.1-4.4, 4.6- 4.8, 5.1-5.2, 6.1,6.6,9 & 10 of the SPC are updated

Updated on 14 November 2012 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 5.3 - Preclinical safety data
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

Section 4.1 (Therapeutic indications):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

 

Section 4.2 (Posology and method of administration):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

-        Updated dosing guidelines for adults and children over 8 years.

-        Note to say that for younger children the erythromycin ethylsuccinate suspensions are recommended.

 

Section 4.3 (Contraindications):

-        Updated hypersensitivity statement.

-        Removal of statement ‘Use in patients with serious impairment of liver function’ as this is documented in section 4.4.

 

Section 4.4 (Special warnings and precautions for use):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

-        Expansion of statement regarding reports of patients with pseudomembranous colitis following antibiotic therapy.

-        Addition of warnings of reports of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) with erythromycin use.

-        Addition of statement detailing infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IPHS) occurring in infants following erythromycin therapy.

-        Deletion of paragraph discussing use of erythromycin in patients taking drugs metabolised by the cytochrome P450 system as this is documented in section 4.5.

 

Section 4.5 (Interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

-        Significant changes made to this section including

o        details of drugs which may have an increased serum level following erythromycin therapy due to the metabolism by the cytochrome P450 system

o        details of drugs which may cause sub therapeutic levels of erythromycin

 

Section 4.6 (Fertility, pregnancy and lactation):

-        Title of section changed from ‘Pregnancy and lactation’

-        Amended section to read:

 

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. However, observational studies in humans have reported cardiovascular malformations after exposure to medicinal products containing erythromycin during early pregnancy.

 

Erythromycin has been reported to cross the placental barrier in humans, but foetal plasma levels are generally low.

 

Erythromycin is excreted in breast milk, therefore, caution should be exercised when erythromycin is administered to a nursing mother.

 

Section 4.8 (Undesirable effects):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

-        Sorted into system order class (SOC).

 

Section 5.1 (Pharmacodynamic properties):

-        Addition of information which specifies the strains of bacteria sensitive to erythromycin.

-        Deletion of paragraph below in this section as moved to section 5.2:

 

Erythromycin ethylsuccinate is less susceptible than erythromycin to the adverse effect of gastric acid.  It is absorbed from the small intestine. It is widely distributed throughout body tissues. Little metabolism occurs and only about 5% is excreted in the urine. It is excreted principally by the liver.

 

Section 5.2 (Pharmacokinetic properties):

-        Addition of deleted paragraph from section 5.1 above.

 

Section 5.3 (Preclinical safety data):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

 

Section 10 (Date of (partial) revision of the text):

-        Updated to read October 2012.

Updated on 14 November 2012 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 5.3 - Preclinical safety data
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

Section 4.1 (Therapeutic indications):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

 

Section 4.2 (Posology and method of administration):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

-        Updated dosing guidelines for adults and children over 8 years.

-        Note to say that for younger children the erythromycin ethylsuccinate suspensions are recommended.

 

Section 4.3 (Contraindications):

-        Updated hypersensitivity statement.

-        Removal of statement ‘Use in patients with serious impairment of liver function’ as this is documented in section 4.4.

 

Section 4.4 (Special warnings and precautions for use):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

-        Expansion of statement regarding reports of patients with pseudomembranous colitis following antibiotic therapy.

-        Addition of warnings of reports of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) with erythromycin use.

-        Addition of statement detailing infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IPHS) occurring in infants following erythromycin therapy.

-        Deletion of paragraph discussing use of erythromycin in patients taking drugs metabolised by the cytochrome P450 system as this is documented in section 4.5.

 

Section 4.5 (Interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

-        Significant changes made to this section including

o        details of drugs which may have an increased serum level following erythromycin therapy due to the metabolism by the cytochrome P450 system

o        details of drugs which may cause sub therapeutic levels of erythromycin

 

Section 4.6 (Fertility, pregnancy and lactation):

-        Title of section changed from ‘Pregnancy and lactation’

-        Amended section to read:

 

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. However, observational studies in humans have reported cardiovascular malformations after exposure to medicinal products containing erythromycin during early pregnancy.

 

Erythromycin has been reported to cross the placental barrier in humans, but foetal plasma levels are generally low.

 

Erythromycin is excreted in breast milk, therefore, caution should be exercised when erythromycin is administered to a nursing mother.

 

Section 4.8 (Undesirable effects):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

-        Sorted into system order class (SOC).

 

Section 5.1 (Pharmacodynamic properties):

-        Addition of information which specifies the strains of bacteria sensitive to erythromycin.

-        Deletion of paragraph below in this section as moved to section 5.2:

 

Erythromycin ethylsuccinate is less susceptible than erythromycin to the adverse effect of gastric acid.  It is absorbed from the small intestine. It is widely distributed throughout body tissues. Little metabolism occurs and only about 5% is excreted in the urine. It is excreted principally by the liver.

 

Section 5.2 (Pharmacokinetic properties):

-        Addition of deleted paragraph from section 5.1 above.

 

Section 5.3 (Preclinical safety data):

-        Grammatical update to title case.

 

Section 10 (Date of (partial) revision of the text):

-        Updated to read October 2012.

Updated on 14 August 2008 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Correction of spelling/typing errors

Updated on 14 August 2008 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Correction of spelling/typing errors

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

Updated on 30 August 2007 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for medicines.ie

Updated on 30 August 2007 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for medicines.ie

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)