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Benzamycin is topical gel composed of 5% benzoyl peroxide and 3% erythromycin. Developed and manufactured by Dermik Laboratories, its main usage is to fight acne. Benzamycin is a prescription medication.
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Side effects include dry skin, stinging, redness, and itchy rash (urticaria).
Recommended usage is 2 times per day, once in the morning and once in the evening, or as prescribed by your doctor. The affected area should be washed with soap and warm water, rinsed, and gently dried before applying the gel. Using an oil-free face moisturizer in conjunction with Benzamycin is recommended.
On March 30, 2004 a generic form of Benzamycin was released by pharmaceutical company Atrix Laboratories.
Article on Biospace.com regarding generic Benzamycin
In the UK, Benzamycin is made by Schwarz Pharma. Production of Benzamycin has now stopped, for a predicted six months, whilst Schwarz Pharma look for an alternative manufacturer.
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