Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Coupon - Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide 46.6g of 3%/5% jar of gel

Generic Benzamycin

BENZOYL PEROXIDE; ERTHYROMYCIN is used on the skin to treat mild to moderate acne. Compare macrolide antibiotics.
Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Coupon - Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide 46.6g of 3%/5% jar of gel

Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Your acne may get worse during the first few weeks of treatment with this medication, and then start to improve. It may take 8 to 12 weeks before you see the full effect. If you do not see any improvement within 4 to 6 weeks, call your doctor or health care professional.

Do not wash areas of skin treated with this medicine for at least 1 hour after applying the medicine. If you experience excessive dry and peeling skin or skin irritation, check with your doctor or health care professional.

Do not use products that may dry the skin like medicated cosmetics, products that contain alcohol, or abrasive soaps or cleaners. Do not use other acne or skin treatment on the same area that you use this medicine unless your doctor or health care professional tells you to. If you use these together they can cause severe skin irritation.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths. This medicine may bleach hair or colored fabrics. Avoid getting this product on your clothes.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common or rare

Burning, blistering, crusting, itching, severe redness, or swelling of the skin

dryness or peeling of the skin

eye irritation

feeling of warmth, mild stinging, or redness of the skin

increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight

oiliness or tenderness of the skin

painful irritation of the skin

redness or other discoloration of the skin

redness, swelling, or itching of the eyelid

severe sunburn

skin rash

swelling of the eyes, face, and nose

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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