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General Information on Benzamycin

Dosing Information

There is only one standard recommended dose of this medication, regardless of your age or weight. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Benzamycin Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Benzamycin

Just like any medicine, Benzamycin can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Benzamycin include but are not limited to:
  • Dry skin
  • Itching
  • Redness, burning, or stinging.


(Click Benzamycin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Benzamycin may interact with other topical acne medications (see Benzamycin Drug Interactions for more information).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Benzamycin if you have:
  • Eczema
  • A sunburn, windburn, or otherwise irritated skin
  • A sensitivity to the sun or if you go out in the sun often
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.


Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:


Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Benzamycin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)

Benzamycin Acne Medication Information

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