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erythromycin ointment - topical, Akne-Mycin

GENERIC NAME: ERYTHROMYCIN OINTMENT - TOPICAL (eh-rith-row-MY-sin)

BRAND NAME(S): Akne-Mycin

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USES: This medication is used to treat acne. It helps to reduce the number of pimples. Erythromycin is an antibiotic (macrolide-type). It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.




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