Benzamycin Pak

  • Acne

Benzamycin Pak Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Erythromycin 3%, benzoyl peroxide 5%; gel.

Pharmacological Class

Macrolide antibiotic + antibacterial/ keratolytic.

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How Supplied

Pak (pouches, mixed by patient)—60; Gel (jar, mix before dispensing)—46.6g

Benzamycin Pak Indications


Acne vulgaris.

Benzamycin Pak Dosage and Administration


Apply to cleansed, dried areas twice daily.


Not recommended.

Benzamycin Pak Contraindications

Not Applicable

Benzamycin Pak Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Benzamycin Pak Warnings/Precautions


Avoid eyes, mouth, mucous membranes. Discontinue if excessive irritation or dryness occurs. Pak product is flammable. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Benzamycin Pak Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Benzamycin Pak Interactions


Additive irritation with other topical agents. Transient skin discoloration with PABA sunscreens.

Benzamycin Pak Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Dryness, local reactions (eg, peeling, pruritus, burning sensation, erythema), superinfection; may bleach hair or fabrics.

Benzamycin Pak Clinical Trials

See Literature

Benzamycin Pak Note

Not Applicable

Benzamycin Pak Patient Counseling

See Literature