Erythromycin and sulfisoxazole is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.
Sulfisoxazole is a sulfa drug that also fights bacteria in the body.
Erythromycin and sulfisoxazole is a combination medicine used to treat ear infections in children.
Aching of joints and muscles
difficulty in swallowing
nausea or vomiting
redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin
sore throat and fever
stomach pain, severe
unusual bleeding or bruising
unusual tiredness or weakness
yellow eyes or skin
Blood in urine
dark or amber urine
irregular or slow heartbeat
temporary loss of hearing (with kidney disease and high doses)
lower back pain
pain or burning while urinating
severe stomach pain
swelling of front part of neck
If any of the following side effects occur while taking erythromycin / sulfisoxazole, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
Increased sensitivity to sunlight
Some erythromycin / sulfisoxazole side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:
Abdominal or stomach cramping and discomfort
loss of appetite
nausea or vomiting
Sore mouth or tongue
(oral granule for reconstitution)
Treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doryx delayed-release capsules are a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria's growth allows the body's immune system to destroy the bacteria.