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Erythromycin/Benzoyl Peroxide Information

If you have acne, your healthcare provider may prescribe erythromycin/benzoyl peroxide (Benzamycin®). This prescription medication is specifically approved for use in adults and children as young as 12 years old. It works to treat acne by killing acne-causing bacteria.
 
Erythromycin/benzoyl peroxide comes in the form of a skin gel and is applied in a thin layer to the affected areas twice daily. Skin reactions, such as dryness, itching, and redness, are some of the possible side effects of this medicine.
 
Because erythromycin/benzoyl peroxide is not suitable for everyone, it's important to review the safety information for this drug with your healthcare provider before beginning treatment. For example, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other health issues you may have, such as eczema, allergies, or sensitivity to the sun.
 
(For more information on this drug, click Erythromycin/Benzoyl Peroxide. This article provides an in-depth discussion, giving a more detailed description of how this medicine works for acne treatment and prevention, what to expect while using it, and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.)
 

Erythromycin/Benzoyl Peroxide Information

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