erythromycin ointment is used to treat infectious and pustular skin diseases, including acne vulgaris.Also, the drug is used for treatment of infectious lesions of soft tissue: burns degree II-III, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers and infected wounds.Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment is indicated for diseases such as conjunctivitis, including neonatal ophthalmia, yachen, keratitis, trachoma, a bacterial blepharitis.

Instructions for use

erythromycin ointment should be applied to the affected skin with a thin layer.In the treatment of purulent diseases before applying ointment need to remove pus and necrotic mass with skin and soft tissue.In the treatment of acne and purulent lesions ointment should be used 1-2 times a day, the treatment of burns the drug should be applied 2-3 t
imes a week.At the same time use of the drug is determined by the severity of the disease.Thus, the course of therapy may last from several days to 2 weeks, in some cases - to 3 months.

If the treatment of erythromycin ointment is applied simultaneously with other anti-acne medication, it can be applied not earlier than 1 hour after using the ointment.If there are no visible results in 2-3 weeks of treatment of acne should consult a doctor.In some cases, the treatment of acne for a full recovery is necessary to use the drug for 2-3 months.

the treatment of ocular diseases using a special form of erythromycin ointment.The drug in an amount of 0.2-0.3 g for laying the upper or lower eyelid.When trachoma eye ointment is used 4-5 times a day, with other eye diseases - 3 times a day.The course of treatment lasts up to 4 months.


erythromycin ointment should not be used in case of hypersensitivity to its components.In applying the drug may show side effects such as allergic reactions - Irritation, redness, itching.Long-term therapy can cause the development of secondary infections caused by microorganisms resistant to erythromycin.

the treatment of acne erythromycin ointment simultaneous application of abrasive and cosmetics (scrubs) can lead to skin irritation, flaking and its excessive dryness.In this regard, before starting treatment should consult a beautician or dermatologist about the safety and appropriateness of the use of any cosmetics.