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Benzamycin (Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Topical) - Summary

 
 



BENZAMYCIN SUMMARY

BENZAMYCIN┬« Topical Gel contains erythromycin [(3R*, 4S*, 5S*, 6R*, 7R*, 9R*, 11R*, 12R*, 13S*, 14R*)-4-[(2,6-Dideoxy-3- C -methyl-3- O -methyl-α-L- ribo -hexopyranosyl)-oxy]-14-ethyl-7,12,13-trihydroxy-3,5,7,9,11,13-hexamethyl-6-[[3,4,6-trideoxy-3-(dimethylamino)-β-D- xylo -hexopyranosyl]oxy]oxacyclotetradecane-2,10-dione]. Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic produced from a strain of Saccharopolyspora erythraea (formerly Streptomyces erythreus). It is a base and readily forms salts with acids.

BENZAMYCIN Topical Gel is indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris.


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Media Articles Related to Benzamycin (Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Topical)

Acne: Quick Cover-ups, Do's and Don'ts
Source: MedicineNet Acne Specialty [2016.09.12]
Title: Acne: Quick Cover-ups, Do's and Don'ts
Category: Slideshows
Created: 8/1/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Acne Treatment Differin Gel Approved for OTC Use
Source: MedicineNet adapalene Specialty [2016.07.12]
Title: Acne Treatment Differin Gel Approved for OTC Use
Category: Health News
Created: 7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug
Source: MedicineNet adapalene Specialty [2016.07.11]
Title: FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug
Category: Health News
Created: 7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Acne (Pimples) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Rosacea Specialty [2016.06.29]
Title: Acne (Pimples) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 2/28/2011 4:15:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2016 7:13:00 PM

Rosacea, Acne, Shingles: Common Adult Skin Diseases
Source: MedicineNet Bullous Pemphigoid Specialty [2016.06.24]
Title: Rosacea, Acne, Shingles: Common Adult Skin Diseases
Category: Slideshows
Created: 5/14/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Clinical Trials Related to Benzamycin (Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Topical)

Patients Response to Early Switch To Oral:Osteomyelitis Study [Not yet recruiting]
Based on the current literature, investigators hypothesize that patients with osteomyelitis who are treated with the standard approach of intravenous antibiotics for the full duration of therapy will have the same clinical outcomes as patients treated with the experimental approach of intravenous antibiotics with early switch to oral antibiotics. The primary objective of this study is to compare patients with osteomyelitis treated with the standard approach of intravenous antibiotics for the full duration of therapy versus patients treated with intravenous antibiotics with an early switch to oral antibiotics in relation to clinical outcomes at 12 months after discontinuation of antibiotic therapy. Secondary objectives of the study include the evaluation of adverse events related to the use of antibiotics as well as the cost of care evaluated from the hospital perspective.

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