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Dr. James Dukelow
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Eryderm (Overview)

EryDerm is an acne agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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What are the side affects of taking erythromycin tablets?

What are the side affects of taking erythromycin tablets?

Nausea & vomiting: The common side-effects of Erythromycin are nausea, vomiting, sharp abdominal pain, cramps and diarrhea. This also occurs commonly with the related Clarithromycin (biaxin). Azithromycin (zithromax) may trigger these same symptoms but its does so much less frequently. Many people who have GI problems with Erythromycin tolerate zithromax just fine. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
184 doctors shared insights

Eryderm (Overview)

EryDerm is an acne agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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I stopped taking my prescribed erythromycin, is this okay?

I stopped taking my prescribed erythromycin, is this okay?

Check with your Dr: You don't tell us why UR taking Erythromycin in the first place, how long youhave been taking it or duration of the prescription. U obviously saw a health care provider who gave U prescription in first place. It would be logical to cosult that person. Send us details if you can't afford a return visit to Ur Dr. ...Read more

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I wash my face everyday with salicylic acid's product and I use erythromycin topical solution followed by topical benzoyl peroxyde, is it effective?

I wash my face everyday with salicylic acid's product and I use  erythromycin topical solution followed by topical benzoyl peroxyde, is it effective?

For acne-yes: Sounds like a typical regimen to improve your complexion from acne. These products are indeed very effective in healing and preventing acne lesions. Be careful of overdrying of the skin and sun sensitivity. ...Read more

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How long does erythromycin take to work on for an infected tooth/gum?

How long does erythromycin take to work on for an infected tooth/gum?

Treat the cause: Antibiotics are only good for treating some of the bacteria, but are not able to remove all of the bugs, so they regrow. You will need to find out why you have a tooth or gum infection and then treat the cause. If the problem is inside the tooth a root canal may be needed. If it is a gum problem you might try something like the perio protect method. ...Read more

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Which works better with tretinoin, topical erythromycin or benzoyl peroxide?

Which works better with tretinoin, topical erythromycin or benzoyl peroxide?

Either should help: My usual sequence is to try benzoyl peroxide, then topical antibiotics (erythromycin is a good one), then topical tretinoin (they can be used in combination or separately). The tretinoin and benzoyl willl both dry your skin out. It depends on how severe your acne is and how sensitive your skin is. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vicodin and erythromycin at the same time?

Is it safe to take vicodin and erythromycin at the same time?

Yes: Be mindful of any side effects from either medication that can become additive and problematic. As long as you can tolerate each med then there shouldn't be any issues. ...Read more

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Can you take atorvastatin (lipitor) and erythromycin together safely ?

Can you take atorvastatin (lipitor) and erythromycin together safely ?

No: You should stop the Lipitor (atorvastatin) during the time you're on Erythromycin because the interaction greatlly raises Lipitor (atorvastatin) levels and can cause myopthy or rhabdomyolysis. ...Read more

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Why can't a person take allegra (fexofenadine) and erythromycin at the same time? I've read there can be interactions. Dangerous?

Why can't a person take allegra (fexofenadine) and erythromycin at the same time? I've read there can be interactions. Dangerous?

Caution with multipl: Caution advised with multiple meds, combination can be altered accordingly, yes Erythromycin and Allegra (fexofenadine) interact, there are other safer combos, only ur doctor can givethe most safe combination if medications u need. ...Read more