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Erytop Cream 40gm
Erytop Cream 40gm
Erytop Cream 40gm

Erytop Cream 40gm

40g Cream in Tube
MRP 161.00
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Erytop 1 % Description

Erytop cream is a topical antibiotic used to treat acne. This cream contains clindamycin as an active ingredient. It works by stopping the growth of acne-causing bacteria by inhibiting their growth and function.

Erytop cream is for external application only and must be applied exactly as recommended by the doctor. It may take a few weeks to improve the symptoms, but you need to complete the entire course of the medicine. Do not stop the medicine suddenly, even if you feel better.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹138.46
You Save₹22.54 (14% on MRP)
ContainsClindamycin(1.0 %)
Side effectsSkin dryness, irritation, itchy skin, skin oiliness
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Uses of Erytop 1 %

Erytop cream is used for the treatment of acne.

Contraindications of Erytop 1 %

  • If you are allergic to clindamycin or other ingredients present along with Erytop cream.
  • If you have or may have a digestive disorder like inflammation of the inner lining of the intestine (colitis) or have a history of antibiotic-associated colitis.

Side effects of Erytop 1 %

  • Skin dryness
  • Irritation
  • Urge to scratch
  • Skin oiliness

Precautions and Warnings of Erytop 1 %



Can I use Erytop cream during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the use of Erytop cream during pregnancy. Thus, this medicine should not be used unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Erytop cream while breastfeeding?
Erytop cream needs to be applied to the skin and it is unlikely to pass into the breastmilk. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of breastfeeding mothers as there are chances of ingestion of the cream/lotion by a breastfed infant. Avoid using on areas of skin or for a prolonged period.


Can I drive if I have applied Erytop cream?
Erytop cream does not affect the driving ability. So, you may drive while using the medicine.


Can I consume alcohol during the treatment with Erytop cream?
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Erytop cream.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are already using products to treat acne.
  • Avoid applying it on the eyes, mouth and cuts or wounds on the skin, as caution should be exercised while applying medication around these areas.
  • You may have a genetic tendency to develop allergic diseases like rhinitis, asthma, etc., as caution is advised for such patients.
  • You may experience burning or irritation on the skin. The doctor may suggest discontinuing the treatment.

Directions for Use of Erytop 1 %

  • Apply a thin layer of the medicine.
  • Do not use it for a longer time than the doctor suggested.
  • Do not apply the medicine to windburned or sunburned skin or on open wounds.
  • Do not use the medicine in or around the eyes, lips or inside of the nose.
  • Rub it gently and well.
  • Wash your hands to remove medicine that may remain on them.

Storage and disposal of Erytop 1 %

  • Store at a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard unused medicine properly.

Quick Tips of Erytop 1 %

  • Erytop cream is used to treat and manage bacterial infection and inflammation of the skin, such as acne.
  • Use a small amount of cream and spread it evenly over the area to be treated.
  • Follow the cream with a moisturizer to hydrate your skin.
  • Use sunscreen during the day if you're using Erytop cream, which may increase skin sensitivity to UV rays.
  • Do not use it on open wounds or areas of broken skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine. If your eyes come in contact with this cream, then rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • Before starting Erytop cream, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • This medication can cause skin peeling, skin dryness, and redness. However, not everyone who uses this cream has these side effects.

Dosage of Erytop 1 %


If you think you have applied excess of the medicine, wipe off the excess application. If you experience symptoms of side effects, contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed applying the cream, apply it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next application, skip the missed application and continue with the regular schedule. Avoid overapplying the me...
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Mode of Action of Erytop 1 %

How Does It Work?

Erytop cream contain clindamycin as the active ingredient. Clindamycin inhibits bacterial protein synthesis, which is required by bacteria to grow and function. It inhibits the growth of bacteria and ...
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Interactions of Erytop 1 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Erytop cream is meant for local application on the skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. It may interact with other topically applied medicines. Inform the doctor...
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  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What precautions do I need to take before applying Erytop cream?

  • Do not use it for a longer duration than the doctor has suggested.
  • Avoid applying for medicine on windburned, sunburned skin or open wounds.
  • Do not use the medicine in or around the eye area, lips or inside of the nose.
  • Rub it gently and well.
  • Wash the hands after applying it.

Q: For how long do I need to apply Erytop cream?

A: Keep using the medicine for the full time of treatment, even if the symptoms begin to clear up after a short time. If you stop using the medicine too soon, the acne may return or get worse.

Q: Can I put Erytop cream in the freezer?

A: Avoid freezing it, as it may alter its efficacy. Store it at room temperature only.

Q: Can I apply Erytop cream in an excess amount for fast healing?

A: No, if you use Erytop cream more often than recommended or on large areas of the body, it causes you to develop severe side effects or allergic reactions.

Q: How long does the Erytop take to work?

A: Erytop is a topical antibiotic. It starts showing its effect in a few days. However, it varies due to the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of antibiotic treatment.

Q: Is Erytop good for the skin?

A: Yes, the Erytop is meant for external use only. It is a topical antibiotic used to treat acne.

Q: How do you use Erytop cream on your face?

  • Use Erytop cream as directed by your doctor.
  • Apply it on dry, unbroken skin affected by acne.
  • Apply a thin layer of this gel and rub it gently and well.
  • Do not apply the medicine to windburned or sunburned skin.
  • Do not use the medicine in or around the eyes, lips or inside of the nose.

Q: What are the ingredients present in Erytop cream?

A: Erytop cream contains clindamycin as an active ingredient. It is a topical antibiotic used to treat acne.

Q: Can we use Erytop on the face?

A: Your face is an area where the skin is very delicate and thin. Therefore, you should always consult your doctor before using Erytop directly on your face. Moreover, it contains a steroid that can cause thinning of the skin.
Last Updated on: 17 May 2023 | 2:56 PM (IST)

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