Brand Names : Akne-Mycin, A/T/S, Emgel, Erycette, EryDerm, Erygel, Erymax, Ery-Sol, Erythra-Derm, ETS, Staticin, Theramycin Z, T-Stat, Sans-Acne
- Antiacne agent, topical
- Antibacterial, topical
Erythromycin (eh-rith-roe-MYE-sin) belongs to the family of medicines
called antibiotics. Erythromycin topical preparations are used on the skin
to help control acne. They may be used alone or with one or more other medicines
that are applied to the skin or taken by mouth for acne. They may also be
used for other problems, such as skin infections, as determined by your doctor.
Erythromycin is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage forms:
Solution (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
- Theramycin Z
In Canada -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.