Throtal Suspension – Erythromycin 125mg/5ml, 100ML

Oral erythromycin 125mg/5ml antibiotics

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Throtal Suspension – Erythromycin 125mg/5ml, 100ML

Throtal Suspension, active ingredient Erythromycin 125mg is a powerful antibiotic that can treat a variety of bacterial infections, including throat infections dental infections, and skin infections in children. It’s also effective in preventing whooping cough, diphtheria, and other serious health threats.

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What is the price of Throtal Suspension in Nigeria?

The price of Throtal Suspension is N520

Where can you buy Throtal Suspension In Nigeria?

You can Buy Throtal Suspension at Asset Pharmacy Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.

Throtal Suspension is a prescription drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent.

You will be required to send Asset Pharmacy your prescription



How to Use

How to use Throtal Suspension


Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.

Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Patients with kidney problems must be given a reduced dose.

Shake Throtal well before use.

Taking Throtal with food and drink:

Take Throtal before meals.

The recommended doses are: For adults and children over 8 years of age: 2 g per day in divided doses.

In severe infections, this can increase up to 4 g per day in divided doses. Two to four 5 ml spoonfuls four times a day.

For Acne vulgaris, the dose is two 5 ml spoonfuls 3 times daily before meals, for 1 to 4 weeks, and then reduced to twice daily until improvement occurs.

For children aged 2 – 8 years: 30 mg per kg of bodyweight per day in divided doses. In severe infections, this can increase up to 50 mg per kg of bodyweight per day in divided doses. Two 5 ml spoonfuls four times a day or as advised by your doctor.

For infants under 2 years of age: 30 mg per kg of bodyweight per day in divided doses. In severe infections, this can increase up to 50 mg per kg of bodyweight per day in divided doses. One 5 ml spoonful four times a day or as advised by your doctor. An oral syringe may be used to measure this dose.

Product Details

Product Information of Throtal Suspension


Do not take Throtal: • if you are allergic to Throtal or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6) • if you are currently taking a medicine called – ergotamine or dihydroergotamine (used to treat migraines) as this may cause serious side effects while taking Throtal – terfenadine or astemizole or mizolastine (widely taken for hayfever and allergies), domperidone (for nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick)), cisapride (for stomach disorders) or pimozide or amisulpride (for psychiatric conditions) while receiving Throtal, as combining these drugs can sometimes cause serious disturbance in heart rhythm. Consult your doctor for advice on alternative medicine you can take instead – simvastatin (used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides (types of fat) in the blood) – tolterodine (used for treating overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency and leakage) • if you have abnormally low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood (hypomagnesaemia or hypokalaemia) • if you or someone in your family has a history of heart rhythm disorders (ventricular cardiac arrhythmia or torsades de pointes) or an abnormality of the electrocardiogram (electrical recording of the heart) called “long QT syndrome”. Warnings and precautions Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Throtal: • if you are taking colchicine (used for treatment of gout and arthritis) as this may cause serious side effects whilst taking Throtal • if you have any liver problems or have been told that any drugs you are taking can cause liver problems • if you have previously experienced diarrhoea following the use of antibiotics • if you are pregnant and have been told that you have a sexually transmitted disease called syphilis. In this case Throtal may not be effective for preventing the transfer of this infection to your baby. Alternatively if you were treated for early stages of syphilis during your pregnancy, and your child is under 1 year and is prescribed Throtal, consult your doctor before giving Throtal to your child • if you are treating a young child with antibiotics and they are irritable or vomit when fed • if you suffer from a condition called myasthenia gravis, which causes muscle weakness • if you are taking Throtal with ‘statins’ such as simvastatin or lovastatin (used to lower cholesterol) • if you are taking other medicines which are known to cause serious disturbances in heart rhythm • if you have heart problems. Contact your doctor as soon as possible if you develop watery and bloody stools during or up to 2 months after treatment, with or without stomach cramps and fever (to rule out the possibility of pseudomembranous colitis). Other medicines and Throtal Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This is especially important if you are taking medicines from the following families: • astemizole, terfenadine or mizolastine (used to treat allergies such as hayfever) • domperidone (used to treat nausea and vomiting) • pimozide (used to treat mental problems) • ergotamine or dihydroergotamine (for migraine) • cisapride (for stomach disorders) • statins (used to help lower cholesterol levels e.g. lovastatin and simvastatin) • protease inhibitors (used to treat viral infections e.g. saquinavir) • oral contraceptives. This is also important if you are taking medicines called: • colchicine (used to treat gout and arthritis) • cimetidine and omeprazole (used to treat acid reflux and other related conditions) • clarithromycin, rifabutin, or rifampicin (medicines used to treat different types of bacterial infections) • fluconazole, ketoconazole and itraconazole (medicines used to treat fungal infections) • digoxin, quinidine or disopyramide (used to treat heart problems) • cilostazol (a medicine used to treat peripheral circulation problems) • hexobarbitone, phenobarbital or midazolam (used as sedatives) • Anticoagulants e.g. warfarin, acenocoumarol and rivaroxaban (used to thin the blood) • valproate, carbamazepine or phenytoin (used to control epilepsy) • theophylline (used to treat asthma and other breathing problems)

  • ciclosporin or tacrolimus (used following organ transplants) • bromocriptine (used to treat Parkinson’s disease) • zopiclone or triazolam/alprazolam (used to help you sleep or relieve states of anxiety) • alfentanil (a medicine used to provide pain relief) • methylprednisolone (used to help suppress the body’s immune system – this is useful in treating a wide range of conditions) • St John’s Wort (a herbal medicine used to treat depression) • verapamil (used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain) • vinblastine (used to treat certain types of cancer) • sildenafil (used to treat erectile dysfunction). If you or your child goes for any medical tests, tell your doctor that you are taking Throtal, as this may interfere with some test results. Pregnancy and breast-feeding If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

Side Effects

Side Effects of Throtal Suspension


Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Contact a doctor immediately if you experience a serious skin reaction: a red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin and blisters (exanthematous pustulosis).

The frequency of this side effect is not known (cannot be estimated from the available data). If you notice any of the following, contact your doctor immediately: difficulty breathing, fainting, swelling of the face, lips or throat, skin rashes, severe skin reactions including large fluid-filled blisters, sores and ulcers, ulcers in the mouth or throat. These may be signs of an allergic reaction. Other side effects of Throtal include: • diarrhoea which may be severe or prolonged and may contain blood or mucus • feeling or being sick • increase in a particular type of white blood cells (eosinophilia) • stomach pains; these may be a symptom of an inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis) • ringing in the ears (tinnitus) • reversible loss of hearing (usually associated with high doses or in patients with kidney problems) • various liver or gall-bladder problems, which can cause yellowing of the skin and/or eyes (jaundice) or pale stools with dark urine

  • chest pain • abnormal heart rhythms (including palpitations, a faster heartbeat, a life-threatening irregular heart beat called torsades de pointes or abnormal ECG heart tracing) or heart stopping (cardiac arrest) • fever • loss of appetite • confusion • fits (seizures) • vertigo (problems with balance that can result in feelings of dizziness or sickness – particularly on standing) • hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that aren’t there) • feeling generally unwell (malaise) • inflammation of the kidneys (a condition known as interstitial nephritis) • low blood pressure • serious skin rashes that may involve blistering and can cover large areas of the torso, face and limbs (conditions known as Stevens Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis and erythema multiforme)
  • vomiting and irritability in young children between the age of 1 month and 12 months • visual impairment/blurred vision (Mitochondrial optic neuropathy). Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet


Product Ingredients of Throtal Suspension

the active substance is erythromycin ethyl succinate; each
5 ml of the oral suspension contains erythromycin 125 mg.
• the other ingredients are sodium carboxymethylcellulose,
sodium citrate, banana flavour (E4210), quinoline yellow (E104), sodium saccharin, colloidal silicon dioxide and sucrose

How to store

How to store of Throtal Suspension

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do
not use your medicine after the expiry date which is stated on
the label.
Once the granules are reconstituted by your doctor or
pharmacist, do not store above 15˚C, keep the cap tightly closed, and use within 14 days. Do not freeze


Prescription Product

This product requires a prescription from your Doctor.

Please follow the instruction received from the pharmacy on how to forward your prescription to the pharmacy after you have paid for the medicine.

A prescription drug is a pharmaceutical medication that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent


Delievry time are estimates. Can vary due to the time of day you order.

Delivery time estimate are subject to the courier company.

Shipping to Lagos cost starts from N1850 Next day delivery

Shipping to Rest Of Nigeria – 2-3 days cost starts from N2000

Shipping to Rest of Africa –  5-7 working days Cost starts from N12000

Shipping to Europe 7 – 14 working days Cost srats from N18000

Shipping to Rest of the world – 7 – 14 days Cost starts from N18000

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