Question: Can erythromycin treat rosacea?

Erythromycin is an effective antibiotic in the treatment of papulopustular rosacea, but its use is often limited by gastrointestinal distress. Erythromycin at a dose of 250 mg/day is generally used in patients who are intolerant to tetracyclines as well as in pregnant women in whom tetracyclines are contraindicated.Erythromycin is an effective antibiotic in the treatment of papulopustular rosacea

Does rosacea go away with antibiotics?

Yes, in certain circumstances oral antibiotics are indicated to treat rosacea. Antibiotics are used in moderate to severe pustular rosacea. Often the dose of the antibiotics is a very low dose that is not effective as an antibiotic but is effective as an anti-inflammatory.

Is amoxicillin stronger than erythromycin?

This suggests that when taken appropriately, amoxicillin and erythromycin are equally efficacious, but amoxicillin is more effective than erythromycin in leading to a completion of therapy with a subsequent negative test of cure.

Is amoxicillin and erythromycin same?

This suggests that when taken appropriately, amoxicillin and erythromycin are equally efficacious, but amoxicillin is more effective than erythromycin in leading to a completion of therapy with a subsequent negative test of cure.

Is amoxicillin and erythromycin the same thing?

Conclusion: The available data suggest that amoxicillin is more effective than erythromycin for the treatment of antenatal C trachomatis infection and has fewer gastrointestinal side effects, leading to better compliance.

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