Macrocin-T (Lotion)


For topical treatment of acne, pimples & bacterial skin infections susceptible to Erythromycin

Therapeutic Class

Topical antibiotics for Acne


Erythromycin is a bacteriostatic macrolide antibiotic, but may be bactericidal in high concentrations. Although the mechanism by which topical erythromycin acts in reducing inflammatory lessions of Acne vulgaris is unknown, it is presummable due to its antibiotic action.

Dosage & Administration

Apply to the affected areas in the morning and evening. Before applying thoroughly wash with warm water and soap, rinse and pat dry all areas to be treated. Apply with applicator. Wash hands after use.


Clindamycin interacts with Erythromycin


Hypersensitivity to Erythromycin or to any of the other ingredients of the lotion.

Side Effects

Erythema, desquamation, burning sensation, eye irritation, tenderness, dryness, oily skin etc.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Safety for use during pregnancy has not been established. Use only when the potential benefits outweigh potential hazards to the fetus.

Erythromycin is excreted in breast milk. Exercise caution when administering to a nursing mother.


For external use only. Keep away from eyes, nose, mouth and other mucous membrane.

Use of antibiotics (especially prolonged or repeated therapy) may result in bacterial or fungal overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms. Such overgrowth may lead to a secondary infection. Take appropriate measures if superinfections occur.

Use in Special Population

Safety and effectiveness in children less than 12 years have not been established.

Storage Conditions

Keep at room temperature and away from light.

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