Drug Information for Benzamycin Topical Gel (erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide gel) (Dermik Laboratories): How Supplied and Compounding Directions

  • SizeBenzoylActive Erythromycin70% Ethyl Alcohol
    (Net Weight)NDC 0066-Peroxide GelPowder (In Plastic Vial)To Be Added
    46.6 grams0510-4640 grams1.6 grams6 mL
    (as dispensed)

    Prior to dispensing, tap vial until all powder flows freely. Add indicated amount of room temperature 70% ethyl alcohol to vial (to the mark) and immediately shake to completely dissolve erythromycin. Add this solution to gel and stir until homogeneous in appearance (1 to 1½ minutes). BENZAMYCIN Topical Gel should then be stored under refrigeration. Do not freeze. Place a 3-month expiration date on the label.

    NOTE: Prior to reconstitution, store at room temperature between 15° and 30°C (59° – 86°F).

    After reconstitution, store under refrigeration between 2° and 8°C (36° – 46°F).

    Do not freeze. Keep tightly closed. Keep out of the reach of children.

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