What is benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin topical?
Benzoyl peroxide has an antibacterial effect. It also has a mild drying effect that allows excess oils and dirt to be easily washed away. Erythromycin is an antibiotic. Erythromycin topical prevents bacteria from growing on the skin. Together, benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin are used to treat acne. Benzoyl peroxide and erythromycin topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.