What is Zineryt Lotion?
Zineryt lotion is an anti-acne antibiotic solution that contains active ingredients as Zinc and Erythromycin. Erythromycin helps fight acne-causing bacteria, while Zinc is responsible for healing the skin’s surface. This topical solution is applied straight to the affected area of the skin to treat acne problems fast.
How does Zineryt Lotion work?
The Zineryt anti-acne lotion contains 2 highly potent ingredients. It has Zinc and Erythromycin. Erythromycin is categorized as the Macrolide antibiotic often used for infections that are linked with acne. Zinc, on the other hand, facilitates the healing of wounds when applied to the skin. Both active ingredients help clear the skin from acne and other blemishes. The solution is ideal for patients who do not
What are the benefits of Zineryt Lotion?
Zineryt treats acne vulgaris and other dark spots in the skin. It is used to help reduce the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne.
The topical treatment come in a powder solution and mixed with liquid before use. After mixing, the solution can be used for a period of 8 weeks.
The solution is applied over the area of the skin surrounded by acne twice a day, after washing thoroughly the area. The medication comes in a bottle with a special applicator which makes it easy to apply. It can be used by children, adults, and even the elderly.
Zineryt lotion should be applied all over the affected area, not just to the individual spots. It should be applied twice a day (morning and evening), unless side effects are experienced at the beginning of treatment where it can be reduced to once daily and increased after a week. Treatment with Zineryt is normally around 10 - 12 weeks.
Zineryt needs to be mixed prior to use. The contents of the packet will include a white crystalline powder and a clear colourless liquid for cutaneous solution. It will also include a dabbing applicator cap that will need to be fitted after the solution is mixed. To prepare: Remove the caps from both the powder and the solution bottles, retaining the cap of the larger powder bottle. Pour the contents of the solution bottle into the powder bottle. Recap the bottle using the retained powder bottle cap. Immediately shake the mixture vigorously for one minute. Remove and retain the cap from the thoroughly mixed solution. Open the plastic holder containing the dabbing applicator cap assembly. Use the plastic holder to position the applicator cap over the neck of the freshly mixed bottle. Firmly push the applicator assembly into the neck of the bottle, ensuring the dabbing applicator fits firmly into the neck of the bottle. Replace the retained powder cap over the dabbing applicator on the now constituted solution. Add the “Use Before” date to the bottle label; this date will be 8 weeks from the date of preparation. Ensure you read the patient information leaflet prior to use. If you forget to use Zineryt you should use it as soon as you remember as a missed application can slow down your acne healing. If your next application is due soon, leave at least 3 hours before you re-apply it. If you apply too much Zineryt, blot the excess off wiht some tissue paper.
The most common side effects are temporary stinging or redness in the area where treatment is applied.
The active ingredients in Zineryt are Erythromycin and zinc acetate.
The other ingredients in the medication are di-isopropyl sebacate and ethanol.