Fish Mycin (erythromycin) exerts a bacterial action on gram-positive and some
gram-negative bacteria. Useful for control of some common bacterial fish diseases
including aeromonas and pseudomonas and mysobacterial group of organisms.
Fish: Add one tablet into aquarium for each 10 gallons of water. Repeat
in 24 hours. It is suggested that a partial water change be made between treatments.
While treatment duration depends on the type and severity of infection, it is
recommended that extended baths in the medication continue for a minimum of
5 days and for not more than 10 days. Discontinued treatment if no improvement
is noted within 5 days. Ro remove harmless yellow color, change 20% of water
and use charcoal filter until clear.
Dogs and Cats: 10-20 mg/Kg every 8-12 hours orally. Fish Mycin is commonly
given off-label to small animals. Most common side effect of erythromycin is
vomiting. May cause diarrhea in some animals.
Commonly given for esophagitis, gastric motility disorders, gastroesophageal
reflex, prostate disorders, hepatic and biliary disorders.
Caution: Do not give orally to rodents or rabbits. Not for human use.