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Dr. James Krick
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Erythrocin Stearate Filmtab (Overview)

Erythrocin Stearate Filmtab is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for acne. When does it start working?

Erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for acne. When does it start working?

Give it two weeks.: Acne lesions that are open are tissue wounds, and the erythema and swelling take some time to go down, giving successful rx a "lag time, " which makes it seem the med is not working. Minocycline and Doxycycline are alternates, but i couple them with a bezoyl peroxide scrub used topically. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Erythrocin Stearate Filmtab (Overview)

Erythrocin Stearate Filmtab is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Should I be taking erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for my acne?

Should I be taking erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for my acne?

Maybe: It works for a lot of people! if it quits working there are a lot of other alternatives! god luck! ...Read more

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Erythromycin stearate 500mg, 1 a day for acne. When does it start working?

Give it two weeks.: Acne lesions that are open are tissue wounds, and the erythema and swelling take some time to go down, giving successful rx a "lag time, " which makes it seem the med is not working. Minocycline and Doxycycline are alternates, but i couple them with a bezoyl peroxide scrub used topically. ...Read more

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Can I take painkillers whilst on erythrocin?

Can I take painkillers whilst on erythrocin?

Yes: There does not appear to be an interaction between Erythromycin and commonly used analgesics. ...Read more

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Does the anti-biotic "erythrocin" work to reduce acne?

Does the anti-biotic "erythrocin" work to reduce acne?

Antibiotics in acne: Erythrocin (erythromycin) can be used for the treatment of acne. It is typically used for treating a bacterial infection, but it also helps in reducing skin redness and inflammation. In most cases, erythrocin is used in combination with other topical products such as benzoyl peroxide to help reduce risk of developing resistance to antibiotics. ...Read more

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If I take erythrocin the morning can I drink alcohol at night?

If I take erythrocin the morning can I drink alcohol at night?

Not a good idea : Alcohol may reduce the effectiveness of your antibiotic. Best medical advice is to avoid alcohol while taking your antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to use erythrocin tablets 500mg?

Can you tell me about it's like to use erythrocin tablets 500mg?

Erythromycin: Erythromycin is a perfectly fine antibiotic for various infections and is sometimes used as a prokinetic. It is not used often because it is not well tolerated. Many people experience abdominal crampiness, nausea and sometimes vomiting. If you cannot tolerate it then speak with your provider about a replacement. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Erythromycin Stearate (Definition)

Erythromycin stearate is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more