Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. ATS
  2. Akne-Mycin
  3. Emcin
  4. Emgel
  5. Ery
  6. Erycette
  7. Eryderm
  8. Erygel
  9. Theramycin Z

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Sans-Acne
  2. Staticin


Erythromycin belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. Erythromycin topical preparations are used on the skin to help control acne. They may be used alone or with one or more other medicines that are applied to the skin or taken by mouth for acne. They may also be used for other problems, such as skin infections, as determined by your doctor.

Erythromycin is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Gel/Jelly
  • Pad
  • Powder