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BENZAMYCIN (erythromycin) Topical Gel should be applied twice daily, morning and evening, or as directed by a physician, to affected areas after the skin is thoroughly washed, rinsed with warm water and gently patted dry.
|NDC 0066-||Benzoyl Peroxide Gel||Active Erythromycin Powder
(In Plastic Vial)
|Ethyl Alcohol (70%) To Be Added|
|0510-23||20 grams||0.8 grams||3 mL|
|0510-46||40 grams||1.6 grams||6 mL|
Prior to dispensing, tap vial until powder flows freely. Add indicated amount of ethyl alcohol (70%) to vial (to the mark) and immediately shake to completely dissolve erythromycin. Add this solution to gel and stir until homogeneous in appearance (1 to 1½ minutes). BENZAMYCIN (erythromycin) Topical Gel should then be stored under refrigeration. Do not freeze. Place a 3-month expiration date on the label.
NOTE: Prior to reconstitution, store at room temperature between 15° and 30°C (59° - 86°F).
After reconstitution, store under refrigeration between 2° and 8°C (36° - 46°F). Do not freeze. Keep tightly closed. Keep out of the reach of children.
Prescribing Information as of January 2003. Manufactured for Dermik Laboratories, A Division of Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc. Berwyn, PA 19312, USA. by Aventis Pharmaceuticals Puerto Rico Inc. Manati, Puerto Rico 00674. FDA Rev date: 1/27/2003
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/6/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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