Generic Name and Formulations:
Erythromycin 3%, benzoyl peroxide 5%; gel.
Cutanea Life Sciences, Inc.
Indications for AKTIPAK:
Contents must be mixed (in the palm of the hand) prior to use. Apply to cleansed, dried areas twice daily.
Avoid eyes, mouth, mucous membranes. Discontinue if excessive irritation occurs. Avoid excessive or prolonged exposure to sunlight. Flammable. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Additive irritation with peeling, desquamating, abrasive agents. Concomitant other topical acne products: not recommended.
Macrolide antibiotic + antibacterial/ keratolytic.
Dry skin, application site reactions (eg, stinging, erythema, burning), blepharitis, pruritus, photosensitivity, peeling, superinfection; may bleach hair or fabrics.
Gel (dual-chamber pouches, mixed by patient)—60
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