Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Wash your skin with water or mild cleanser. Dry your skin thoroughly and apply Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate over the entire affected area. Blot off any excess Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate to prevent it from entering your eyes, nose or mouth. If you wish to apply make up, wait for Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate to dry up first.
Apply exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not apply more often or over a larger area than instructed by your doctor.
You may need to use Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate for a period of time before any improvement is seen. Continue to use Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate even when you see some improvements in your skin condition. Do not stop using it unless advised by your doctor.
Consult your doctor if there is no improvement in your skin condition at the end of the prescribed treatment period.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Do not apply near the eyes, nose or mouth. If you accidently apply Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate on these areas, rinse the affected area immediately with water for a few minutes.
Do not apply Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate on the chest if you are breastfeeding.
Avoid using skin cleansers, medicated soaps or cosmetics that contain alcohol, as alcohol dries the skin and may cause further irritation.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have a history of allergic reactions (breathlessness, rashes, swollen mouth or eyes) to zinc or erythromycin or other macrolide antibiotics such as clarithromycin, azithromycin.
Why do I need this medicine?
Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate is used to treat acne, which is commonly known as pimples.
Erythromycin belongs to a group of antibiotics called the macrolides and is used to kill the bacteria in the skin which causes acne.
Zinc acetate helps in wound healing.
What side effects could I experience?
Side effects with Erythromycin + Zinc Acetate are generally uncommon and may include: itching, redness, rash, irritation, burning sensation, dry skin and peeling. Inform your doctor if any of these side effects become severe or refuse to go away.
If you develop rash, itch, swelling of the lips or eyes, or breathing difficulties, stop applying and consult your doctor immediately.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.