Without a Prescription
A combination of the antibiotic erythromycin and the antibacterial agent benzoyl peroxide, Benzamycin is effective in stopping the bacteria that cause acne and in reducing acne infection.
Ilosone side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
If any side effects develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using Benzamycin.
Those reported include dryness and swelling.
Very few side effects have been reported with the use of Benzamycin.
Occasionally, use of this medication has caused:
- Skin tenderness;
- Skin irritation and peeling;
- Skin discoloration;
- Reddened skin;
- Inflammation of the face eyes and nose;
- Eye irritation;
- Aburning sensation;
The safety and effectiveness of Benzamycin have not been established in children under 12 years of age.
Apply to affected areas twice daily, once in the morning and once in the evening.