Erythromycin Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Acne

Gel: Spread gently over affected areas (without rubbing in) once or twice a day.

Ointment, solution, swabs: Apply to affected areas once or twice a day.

Areas to be treated should be cleansed prior to application. The duration of therapy depends on the response of the patient. Maximum response may not occur for up to 12 weeks.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne

<12 years: Safety and effectiveness have not been established.
>=12 years:
Gel: Spread gently over affected areas (without rubbing in) once or twice a day.

Ointment, solution, swabs: Apply to affected areas once or twice a day.

Areas to be treated should be cleansed prior to application. The duration of therapy depends on the response of the patient. Maximum response may not occur for up to 12 weeks.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Wash hands after application.

Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, or mucous membranes.

Discontinue use if severe irritation or hypersensitivity develops.

Dialysis

Data not available

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