Media Articles Related to Erythromycin and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel (Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Topical)
EMA: Benefits Outweigh VTE Risks With Hormone Drugs for Acne
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2013.05.17]
The EMA has issued a recommendation that the benefits of the hormonal acne treatment Diane and its generics outweigh the risks, provided that several measures are taken to minimize the risk of thromboembolism.
Research Letter Suggests Twitter May Serve As A Good Forum For Communicating Information About Acne
Source: Health News from Medical News Today [2013.05.17]
JAMA Dermatology Study Highlights A research letter by Kamal Jethwani, M.D., M.P.H., of the Center for Connected Health, Boston, and colleagues suggests that clinicians can learn about the perceptions and misconceptions of diseases like acne via Twitter, and communicate reliable medical information on the popular social media platform...
Pediatricians Endorse New Acne Treatment Guidelines
Source: MedicineNet Acne Specialty [2013.05.06]
Title: Pediatricians Endorse New Acne Treatment Guidelines
Category: Health News
Created: 5/6/2013 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Tx for Pediatric Acne Gets New Guidance (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2013.05.04]
(MedPage Today) -- Typically seen as a teenager's disease, acne also presents in children and infants, and treatments should be age appropriate, according to new recommendations from the American Acne and Rosacea Society.
With Acne, Bacteria Strain on Your Skin May Be Culprit
Source: MedicineNet Acne Specialty [2013.02.28]
Title: With Acne, Bacteria Strain on Your Skin May Be Culprit
Category: Health News
Created: 2/28/2013 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Published Studies Related to Erythromycin and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel (Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Topical)
A randomized, single-blind comparison of topical clindamycin + benzoyl peroxide (Duac) and erythromycin + zinc acetate (Zineryt) in the treatment of mild to moderate facial acne vulgaris. [2007.03]
CONCLUSIONS: CDP + BPO and ERY + Zn are effective treatments for acne but CDP + BPO has an earlier onset of action that should improve patient compliance.
A randomized, parallel, vehicle-controlled comparison of two erythromycin/benzoyl peroxide preparations for acne vulgaris. [2002.05]
BACKGROUND: Topical erythromycin/benzoyl peroxide (EBP), marketed for acne treatment, must be compounded by a pharmacist and requires subsequent refrigeration, warranting the development of alternate formulations. OBJECTIVE: This trial compared the efficacy and tolerability of a single-use EBP combination package (EBP Pak) with those of its matching vehicle control (VC Pak) and the original, reconstituted formulation packaged in a jar (EBP Jar). The matching VC for the original formulation (VC Jar) was used to achieve study blinding... CONCLUSIONS: Results of this 8-week trial demonstrate that the single-use combination package of EBP is well tolerated, effective, and comparable to the original formulation for the treatment of acne vulgaris in this selected patient population.
The efficacy and safety of a combination benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin topical gel compared with benzoyl peroxide alone and a benzoyl peroxide/erythromycin combination product. [2001.01]
BACKGROUND: Topical clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide have each demonstrated clinical efficacy in the treatment of acne vulgaris. When used in tandem, they promise greater efficacy than either individual agent through their antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy and safety of combination benzoyl peroxide/ clindamycin compared with benzoyl peroxide or benzoyl peroxide/erythromycin in the treatment of acne... CONCLUSION: Benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin demonstrated improved efficacy and similar tolerability; to benzoyl peroxide used alone and was similar to benzoyl peroxide/ erythromycin, making this combination product an effective alternative antimicrobial therapy for acne.
The comparative efficacy of benzoyl peroxide 5%/erythromycin 3% gel and erythromycin 4%/zinc 1.2% solution in the treatment of acne vulgaris. [1997.02]
This randomized 10-week study compared the efficacy of benzoyl peroxide 5%/erythromycin 3% gel with erythromycin 4%/zinc 1.2% solution in 72 acne vulgaris patients. Physician global evaluations were significantly more improved (P < or = 0.05) in the benzoyl peroxide 5%/erythromycin 3% gel treatment group compared to erythromycin 4%/zinc 1.2% solution at week 2 and at each subsequent biweekly clinical visit...
Efficiency of benzoyl peroxide-erythromycin gel in comparison with metronidazole gel in the treatment of acne rosacea. [2004.08]
Oral wide-spectrum antibiotics are the linchpin of rosacea treatment...
Clinical Trials Related to Erythromycin and Benzoyl Peroxide Gel (Erythromycin / Benzoyl Peroxide Topical)
Methylnaltrexone vs Erythromycin for Facilitating Gastric Emptying Time in Critically Ill Patients [Recruiting]
42 patients admitted in ICU with intolerance to enteral feeding (GRV more than 250 ml) are
recruited. All patients enter a primary acetaminophen absorption test study as baseline.
Serum levels of acetaminophen will be measured by florescence polarization method at
15,30,45,60,90,120,180,240,480 minutes after enteral administration of 975 mg acetaminophen.
Then the patients will be randomized to methylnaltrexone or erythromycin group. Another
acetaminophen absorption test with the same schedule will be done after the last dose of
each drug. The area under the curve for acetaminophen blood level will be used to compare the
effect of two studied drugs on gastric emptying time.
Comparison of Two Macrolides, Azithromycin and Erythromycin, for Symptomatic Treatment of Gastroparesis [Recruiting]
Erythromycin is effectively used in the treatment of Gastroparesis (GP) patients. In
susceptible patients however, it has been associated with sudden cardiac death due to
prolongation of QT intervals and subsequent cardiac risks through its interaction some other
drugs. Azithromycin (AZI) is a macrolide antibiotic but does not have the mentioned druf
interactions , has fewer gastrointestinal side effects, and fewer risks of QT prolongation
and cardiac arrhythmias. Consequently, AZI avoids drawbacks of dosing with erythromycin and
may be preferred as a prokinetic agent in patients on other concomitant medications.
We hope to demonstrate the effectiveness of Azithromycin (AZI) as compared to Erythromycin
in the treatment of Gastroparesis (GP), and later, form the framework for larger
randomized-controlled parallel studies to investigate use of AZI for treatment of GP.
Our novel hypothesis is to determine whether AZI can be used to treat GP.
Treatment of Dowling Maera Type of Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex by Oral Erythromycin [Recruiting]
Dowling Meara type of epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS-DM) is a rare genodermatosis due to
keratin 5 and 14 mutation, characterized by skin fragility and spontaneous or post traumatic
blisters. Neonatal period and infancy are critical since this autonomic dominant affection
usually improves with age. Cyclins seem to be efficient in some cases of EBS but are
prohibited in children younger than 8 years old. Erythromycin can be a good alternative in
this population due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory potential.
The aim of this study is the evaluation of the efficiency of oral erythromycin to decrease
the number of cutaneous blisters in severe EBS-DM patients from 6 months to 8 years old
after 3 months of treatment.
Primary end point is the number of patients with decrease of blisters' number of at least
20% after 3 months of treatment by oral erythromycin.
It is a preliminary study on 8 patients. Treatment is oral erythromycin twice a day during 3
months. Follow up for each patient is 5 months. The duration of the study is 1 year.
A Study of Erythromycin and Rivaroxaban in Study Participants With Normal and Reduced Kidney Function [Recruiting]
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of
rivaroxaban when administered with erythromycin to study participants with mild or moderate
renal impairment compared to the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of rivaroxaban
administered to study participants with normal renal function.
Erythromycin Versus Gastric Lavage to Improve Quality of Endoscopy in Patients With Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding [Recruiting]
The researchers will investigate whether erythromycin infusion is better than gastric
lavage prior to emergency endoscopy to improve the quality of examination in patients with
upper gastrointestinal bleeding.