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Benzamycin Medication - Uses & Side Effects

benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin topical
Pronunciation: BEN zoe ill per OX ide and er ith roe MYE sin
Brand: Benzamycin

Benzamycin is a combination of two active ingredients, including benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin, which has proven effective in stopping acne-causing bacteria and also reducing acne infection.

Benzamycin Dosage

It should be applied as a thin layer to affected areas twice daily, morning and evening, or as directed by physician. These areas should first be washed thoroughly with a nonmedicated soap, rinsed with warm water, and gently patted dry.

Uses of Benzamycin

  • It is used in the treatment of mild to moderate acne.
  • Erythromycin topical prevents bacteria from g
  • It may also used for other medical conditions those are listed in the medication guide.

Side Effects of Benzamycin

Before taken Benzamycin medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Benzamycin. Side effects may include:

  • Stinging and redness
  • Itchy rash (urticaria)
  • Dryness
  • Urticarial reaction (hives, itching)
  • Skin discoloration
  • Oiliness
  • Tenderness of the skin

Warnings and precautions before taking Benzamycin

  • You should use Benzamycin Topical Gel external only.
  • If you develop diarrhea after you start using Benzamycin, then you should contact with your doctor immediately.
  • If your doctor has ordered another medicine to be applied to the skin along with this medicine, then it is best to apply the second medicine at least 1 hour after you apply the first medicine.
  • Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Benzamycin with certain other drugs, then it may be increased, decreased, or altered the effects of medicine. So do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Benzamycin with other drugs.


An overdose of benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin topical is unlikely to occur. But after taken Benzamycin if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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