Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate is a macrolide antibiotic. The drug is indicated for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate is also an effective remedy for the prevention of certain bacterial infections.
Doctors also recommend the drug for the prevention of rheumatic fever in a certain group of patients. As a macrolide antibiotic, Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate stops the growth and spread of most bacterial infections.
When used earlier in such patients, the drug helps prevent the infection of sensitive bacteria. It also slows down their spread in those patients that are already infected.
Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate does not, however, treat common colds, flu or other infections that are caused by a virus.