Benzamycin Gel - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin topical (BEN zoe ill per OX ide and er ith roe MYE sin)
A combination of the antibiotic erythromycin and the antibacterial agent benzoyl peroxide, Benzamycin is effective in stopping the bacteria that cause acne and in reducing acne infection. Benzoyl peroxide breaks down and removes the dead cells on the skin surface. It also kills bacteria on the skin.
Benzamycin is a combination of two active ingredients, benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin, which has proven effective in stopping acne-causing bacteria and reducing acne infection. Erythromycin is an antibiotic produced from a strain of Saccharopolyspora erythraea, whereas benzoyl peroxide is an antibacterial and keratolytic agent (causes the break down of keratin).
Uses of Benzamycin
Side Effects of Benzamycin
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.
Warnings and precautions before taking Benzamycin:
Drug Interaction :- Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may use, including: other acne medications. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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