Eryacne Gel (Erythromycin)
What is Eryacne Gel (Erythromycin) used for?
Eryacne Gel (Erythromycin) is a topical treatment for acne. The active ingredient in this gel is a type of macrolide antibiotic, which is effective in treating severe acne, as it fights the bacteria responsible for causing the acne.
How should I use Eryacne Gel (Erythromycin)?
Eryacne Gel (Erythromycin) should be gently applied to the affected area of skin as directed by your physician. You may be told to apply it twice per day, once in the morning, and then again before you go to bed. Ensure that your face is clean and dry before you apply the gel. It is important to note that it may take several weeks or even longer for the full benefits of this medication to be noticed. You should continue taking for the entire amount of time for which it was prescribed.
What are the side effects of Eryacne Gel (Erythromycin)?
Patients treating acne with Eryacne Gel (Erythromycin) may notice some side effects, such as:
If you notice oozing of the skin, severe irritation or a worsening of your skin condition, you should immediately consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Eryacne Gel (Erythromycin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.