Okamycin (Erythromycin / Zinc Sulphate)
What is Okamycin (Erythromycin / Zinc Sulphate) used for?
Okamycin (Erythromycin / Zinc Sulphate) is a cream which is applied to the face to treat acne. It reduces the amount of acne pimples on the face. It contains erythromycin, which is a type of antibiotic that fights the bacteria that causes acne, and also zinc sulphate, a natural mineral which helps with the growth and health of body tissues.
How should I use Okamycin (Erythromycin / Zinc Sulphate)?
Okamycin (Erythromycin / Zinc Sulphate) cream should be directly applied to the face. You should make sure that the skin is clean and dry before you apply it. You must consult your physician before using this cream. He or she will tell you how often you need to apply it, and for how long you should apply it. It may sometimes take up to 3 months of use before the full benefits of this cream are noticed. Continue using it unless told otherwise by your physician.
What are the side effects of Okamycin (Erythromycin / Zinc Sulphate)?
Possible side effects of Okamycin (Erythromycin / Zinc Sulphate) include:
If you notice signs of a skin infection or any other side effects while using this medication, you should immediately inform your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Okamycin (Erythromycin / Zinc Sulphate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.