A/T/S (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information
A/T/S (Topical) Medication Classification
ERYTHROMYCIN (On the skin)
A/T/S (Topical) Brandname
Staticin, Theramycin Z, T-Stat, A/T/S, Eryderm, Emgel, Erygel, Erycette, Akne-Mycin
A/T/S (Topical) is used for the Treatment
Erythromycin (er-ith-roe-MYE-sin) Used on the skin to treat acne. Belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics.
When To Not Use A/T/S (Topical)
You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to erythromycin.
How Should You Use A/T/S (Topical)
Ointment, Pad, Lotion, Gel/Jelly, Liquid, Swab
- Your doctor will tell you how often to use the medicine.
- Use this medicine on the skin only. Never swallow it.
- Wash and dry the affected area before using the medicine.
- The medicine should be spread lightly over the affected area (on and around the acne). Do not rub it into your skin.
- Keep medicine away from the eyes, nose, or mouth.
- Wash your hands well after using this medicine.
- The pledgets (swabs) or pads should be used just once and then thrown away. If a dose is missed:
- Apply the missed dose as soon as possible.
- Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
- You should not use twice as much medicine if you miss a dose.
Proper A/T/S (Topical) Storage
Store A/T/S (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep A/T/S (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using A/T/S (Topical)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Check with your doctor before using any other acne medicine on your skin.
A/T/S (Topical) Warnings
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
A/T/S (Topical) Side Effects
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Skin rash, redness, swelling or itching
- Dry or peeling skin
- Tenderness, stinging or burning
- Eye irritation