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Composition for ACRUB

Erythromycin Topical(1%)

food interaction for ACRUB

alcohol interaction for ACRUB

pregnancy interaction for ACRUB

lactation interaction for ACRUB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Acrub 1% lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ACRUB

Erythromycin Topical(1%)

Uses

Acrub 1% lotion is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Acrub 1% lotion is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Skin burn, Tingling sensation

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Expert advice for ACRUB

  • Clean the affected area before applying the medicine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are using any other skin products. 
  • Avoid direct contact of erythromycin topical with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 6-8 weeks of continuous use.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to erythromycin or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions for ACRUB

Erythromycin Topical

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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Content on this page was last updated on 03 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)