What is Zineryt solution?
Zineryt applied topically to the skin for the treatment of acne. It contains 40 mg/ml erythromycin and 12 mg/ml zinc acetate dihydrate (as the complex) on constitution.
How does Zineryt work?
The active substance of Zineryt belongs to the group of antibiotics for treatment of acne vulgaris, often referred to as pimples or spots. These medicines are used to reduce the growth of bacteria which cause acne.
How is Zineryt used?
This medicine is for cutaneous use.
Usually, Zineryt should be applied all over the affected area and the surrounding skin twice a day.
Wash the affected area first before using Zineryt. If you want to apply make-up, use the medicine first and let it dry.
Zineryt comes to you in a special bottle with a special applicator pad protected by a cap which you should remove just before use and replace firmly after each use. The pad makes it easy to apply the solution to the whole of the affected area of the skin to be treated. To use Zineryt unscrew the protective cap, hold the bottle upside down, place the pad against the skin, and spread the solution over the whole of the affected area (including the surrounding
skin). The flow of solution can be increased by pressing the pad a little more firmly against the skin.
What are the common side effects of Zineryt?
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
- Temporary stinging or slight redness of the skin
Contact a doctor immediately if you experience a serious skin reaction: a red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin and blisters (exanthematous pustulosis). The frequency of this side effect is not known (cannot be estimated from the available data).
Who can not use Zineryt?
- if you are allergic to erythromycin or zinc or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
- if you are allergic to antibiotics of the macrolide group. Your doctor or pharmacist will be able to tell you if that is the case