Benzamycin Drug Interactions
Before using Benzamycin, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of other topical medications you are using. For instance, using clindamycin skin products or other topical acne drugs in combination with Benzamycin may cause negative reactions. Some of these interactions with Benzamycin may increase your risk for skin irritation or decrease the effectiveness of the products.
An Overview of Interactions With BenzamycinBenzamycin® (erythromycin/benzoyl peroxide) may react with a few other topical medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with Benzamycin include but are not limited to:
- Clindamycin skin products (Cleocin T®, Clindets®, Clindagel®, ClindaMax®, Evoclin®)
- Other topical acne medications.
Benzamycin Drug Interactions ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when Benzamycin is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Clindamycin Skin Products
Erythromycin (one of the active ingredients in Benzamycin) can make clindamycin less effective. In general, these medications should not be used together.
Other Topical Acne Medications
Using Benzamycin with other acne medications may cause excessive skin irritation. Talk to your healthcare provider before using other acne lotions, creams, or gels while using Benzamycin.