Erythromycin Gel Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Erythromycin 2%; contains alcohol 92%.
Various generic manufacturers
Indications for Erythromycin Gel:
Thoroughly cleanse and pat dry. Apply thin film to affected area 1–2 times a day.
Avoid eyes, nose, mouth, and mucous membranes. Discontinue if no improvement after 6–8 weeks, or if condition worsens. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Additive irritation with other topical products (esp. abrasives, desquamating, or peeling agents).
Peeling, dryness, itching, erythema, oiliness, irritation, urticaria; pseudomembranous colitis.
Formerly known under the brand name Erygel.
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