Theramycin Z Side Effects
Generic name: erythromycin topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about erythromycin topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Theramycin Z.
Some side effects of Theramycin Z may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to erythromycin topical: topical gel/jelly, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical pad, topical solution, topical swab
Along with its needed effects, erythromycin topical (the active ingredient contained in Theramycin Z) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Some side effects of erythromycin topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:For erythromycin ointmentLess common
- Dry or scaly skin
- stinging or burning feeling
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to erythromycin topical: topical gel, topical ointment, topical solution, topical swab
Local side effects are the most commonly reported adverse effects of topical erythromycin, and have included dryness, burning, tenderness, pruritus, desquamation, erythema, and oiliness. A single case of generalized urticarial reaction has been reported.
Ocular side effects have included eye irritation.
More Theramycin Z resources
- Theramycin Z Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Theramycin Z Topical Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Akne-Mycin ointment MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Emcin Clear pad MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Emgel gel MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Ery Pads Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Eryderm solution MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Erygel Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Erythra-Derm Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Romycin eent Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Romycin Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Romycin ointment MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Staticin Prescribing Information (FDA)
- T-Stat Prescribing Information (FDA)
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