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Acnicin Cream


Primary uses of Acnicin Cream

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Medicine Overview of Acnicin Cream


Uses of Acnicin Cream

Acnicin Cream is used in the treatment of acne.

Acnicin Cream side effects


Side Effects of Acnicin are Stinging sensation, Itching, Dry skin, Irritation.


How to use Acnicin Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Acnicin Cream works

Acnicin Cream is an antibiotic which stops the growth of acne-causing bacteria on the skin. It does so by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by these bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Acnicin Cream

Expert advice for Acnicin Cream

  • Acnicin Cream will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete.
  • Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Acnicin Cream.
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Acnicin Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Acnicin Cream
No interaction found/established
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Acnicin Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Acnicin Cream?uses

If you miss a dose of Acnicin Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Acnicin Cream

Frequently asked questions about Erythromycin

Q. Is erythromycin/althrocin/erythrocin/erycin an antibiotic?
Erythromycin belongs to class of medications called macrolide antibiotics
Q. Is it penicillin?
Erythromycin is not penicillin
Q. Does erythromycin have sulfa in it?
Erythromycin does not contain sulfa
Q. Is erythromycin and azithromycin the same?
Erythromycin and azithromycin belongs to same class of drugs, however they are used to treat different types of infections, and also have a different side-effect profile
Q. Is erythromycin topical safe?
Erythromycin topical is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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