erythromycin

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ERYTHROMYCIN BASE GEL - TOPICAL

Common Brand Name(s): A/T/S, Emgel, Erygel
Phonetic Pronunciation: (eh-rith-row-MY-sin)
Information last revised May 2010

What does ERYTHROMYCIN BASE GEL-TOPICAL look like?

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This medication is used to treat acne. It helps to reduce the number of pimples. Erythromycin is an antibiotic (macrolide-type). It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This product contains a large amount of alcohol which dries extra oils from the skin.
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