Benzamycin Pak (Topical)

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benzamycin topical gel

How much time do you leave the gel on till you are supposed to wash it off? Is it an all night product or a 5 minutes then rins ?
by dina, 10/28/2014

How long before noticeable improvement in acne?

Should the condition get much worse before it starts working? My son has been on it for at least 3 weeks along with an antiobiotic, and his face seems much worse with very big pimples. Also, should he be putting all over his face as directed by the do...
by Mary Sterlace in Buffalo, New York, 01/10/2006

What would happen if I am pregnant when using Benzamycin?

I have used this gel for few weeks. Recently, I have stopped using it when I think I maybe pregnant. May I know what would be the side effect of this medicine on a pregnant woman? Is it very risky?
by Cat in HK, 02/03/2006

Benzamycin Gel (Topical)

hello. I currently have a tub of benzamycin gel with a vial and a bottle of alcohol that comes with it. When i mix the alcohol (poured the alcohol to the mark) with the vial, not all the erythromycin gets dissolved. Is it okay? like alof the e rythrom...
by Winfrid Wong in Singapore, 01/09/2006

Benzamycin Pak (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information

Benzamycin Pak (Topical)

Benzamycin Pak (Topical) Medication Classification


Benzamycin Pak (Topical) Brandname

Benzamycin, Benzamycin Pak

Benzamycin Pak (Topical) is used for the Treatment

Benzoyl Peroxide (BEN-zoe-ill per-OX-ide), Erythromycin (er-ith-roe-MYE-sin) Used on the skin to treat acne.

When To Not Use Benzamycin Pak (Topical)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to erythromycin or benzoyl peroxide in the past.

How Should You Use Benzamycin Pak (Topical)


  • Your doctor will tell you how often to use this medicine.
  • For use on the skin only.
  • Wash and dry the area before you put on the medicine. If you have just shaved, you should wait 30 minutes before applying the medicine to prevent stinging or irritation.
  • Put the medicine on with your fingers and spread it over the affected area (on and around the acne).
  • Do not apply in or around the eyes.
  • Wash your hands after using.
  • 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 at one time.

Proper Benzamycin Pak (Topical) Storage

Store Benzamycin Pak (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Benzamycin Pak (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Benzamycin Pak (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.
  • Using PABA sunscreen and benzoyl peroxide together may cause your skin to change color. Ask your pharmacist for a sunscreen product that does not contain PABA.

Benzamycin Pak (Topical) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Benzoyl peroxide may bleach hair and dyed fabric. Avoid getting the medicine on your hair or clothes.

Benzamycin Pak (Topical) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe skin swelling or blistering
  • 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

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