Benzamycin


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Benzamycin

A brand name for ERYTHROMYCIN formulated with BENZOYL PEROXIDE for external use only.
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In a press release, the company said the costs would range from $50 to $115; the products currently include Aldara (imiquimod 5%) Cream ($85); Altreno (tretinoin) lotion 0.05% ($115), Atopiclair nonsteroidal cream ($75), Benzamycin topical gel (erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide gel) ($75), Biafine Emulsion Topical Cream ($50), Efudex (fluorouracil) Topical Cream 5% ($85), Locoid Lipocream (hydrocortisone butyrate) Cream 0.1% ($75), and Retin-A (tretinoin) Cream ($95).
Accutane (isotretinoin), Desquam-E(benzoyl peroxide), Cleocin T(clindamycin phosphate), Benzamycin, Erythromycin topical (A/T/S, erycette, t-stat), Retin-A (tretinoin) and Minocin (minocycline hydrochloride) are various anti acne drugs which are commercially available in the market.
ACETO Corporation, an international company engaged in the development, marketing, sale and distribution of Human Health products, Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Performance Chemicals, today announced that Rising Pharmaceuticals, Inc., its finished dosage form generics subsidiary, is launching Erythromycin and Benzoyl Peroxide Topical Gel USP, 3%/5% an FDA-approved generic version of Valeant Internationals Benzamycin Gel, 3%/5%.
Erythromycin and Benzoyl Peroxide Topical Gel USP, 3%/5% is an US FDA-approved generic version of Valeant International's Benzamycin Gel, 3%/5%.
These medications come in various forms: benzoyl peroxide as a lotion cleanser or gel, erythromycin and clindamycin as lotions, or combination creams: Benzamycin (benzoyl peroxide/ erythromycin) and Benzaclin (benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin).
Benzamycin (3% erythromycin, 5% benzoyl peroxide) was approved over two decades ago by the Food and Drug Administration as the first topical combination of benzoyl and erythromycin.
One that is particularly good is Benzamycin, which contains both benzoyl peroxide and an antibiotic for a double effect.
* Benzoyl Peroxide and Erythromycin (benzamycin gel).
The azelaic acid-treated patients had 45% fewer pustules, 48% fewer papules, and 17% fewer nodules by week 12; the Benzamycin (3% erythromycin plus 5% benzoyl peroxide) group had 33% fewer pustules, 50% fewer papules, and 25% fewer nodules.
More effective, however, is benzoyl peroxide (Benzamycin lotion or gel), also a nonprescription item--although it can irritate the skin and should therefore be used in graduated strengths.
The doctor prescribed Dianett, then Benzamycin Topical gel.
It has been given clearance for erythromycin/ benzoyl peroxide, the first approval of a generic version of Benzamycin, an anti-acne medicine.