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Generic Alternative to Benzamycin Gel
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General Information on Benzamycin Gel
Benzamycin Gel is used for treating moderate acne by reducing the number of pimples on the skin. Its active ingredients are Erythromycin and Benzoyl Peroxide. Erythromycin belongs to the category of drugs known as macrolide antibiotics, while Benzoyl Peroxide is a keratolytic agent with antibiotic properties.
Benzamycin Gel is available in the form of a topical gel which needs to be applied directly on the area to be treated. Being a macrolide antibiotic, Erythromycin stops the growth of bacteria that is responsible for causing acne. Benzoyl Peroxide works by killing the bacteria and drying the topmost layer of the skin so that it can peel off and new skin can be formed. Benzamycin Gel also contains alcohol, which dries extra oils on the skin.
Side effects of Benzamycin Gel
Mild dryness and peeling of the skin can occur as side effects of Benzamycin Gel. These are mostly positive signs that indicate the drug is working properly. Some patients may also develop burning, irritation, itching or redness at the site of application. These are mild and temporary side effects that subside as the body adjusts to the medicine. Skin discoloration and eye irritation may also occur in some cases. You should inform your doctor if any of these side effects worsen or persist.
In rare cases, using Benzamycin Gel for a long period may cause another type of skin infections such as a fungal infection. Seek medical help if your condition does not improve after using the drug or if signs of a new infection surface.
As the drug can increase your skin’s sensitivity to sunlight, you should avoid getting exposed to the sun or to other sources of ultraviolet light including tanning booths and sunlamps. If going out is inevitable, you should not forget to wear protective clothes and apply a sunscreen.
Some patients may also have an allergic reaction after using Benzamycin Gel. Symptoms of an allergy include itching or swelling on the face, throat, tongue or lips, hives, difficulty breathing, or severe dizziness. Stop using Benzamycin Gel and seek immediate medical help if you develop any of these symptoms.
Dosage of Benzamycin Gel
Your doctor will ask you to apply Benzamycin Gel on the affected area twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. Do not forget to wash your skin thoroughly, rinse it with warm water, and pat dry before applying the medicine. Wash your hands after applying the Benzamycin Gel as severe irritation may occur if it comes in contact with your eyes, nose or mouth.
In order to get the best results, try to use the gel at almost the same time each day. Do not apply more gel or for a longer period than prescribed, as doing so may result in the worsening of side effects instead of treating your condition any faster.
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What is a "Generic" medication/drug?
Generic drugs are medications that have the comparable medicinal ingredients as the original brand name drug, but which are generally cheaper in price. Nearly 1 in 3 drugs dispensed are "generic". They undergo comparative testing to ensure that they are the same as their "brand" counterparts in:
- Active Ingredient (e.g. "Pravastatin" is the active ingredient in brand name Pravachol)
- Dosage (e.g. 10 mg of the active ingredient)
- Safety (e.g. same or similar side effects, drug interactions)
- Performance (e.g. 10 mg of a "generic" can be substituted for 10 mg of the "brand" and have the same therapeutic result)
- Intended use (e.g. both "generic" and "brand" would be prescribed for the same conditions)
What this means is that "generic" medications can be used as a substitute of their brand equivalents with comparable therapeutic results. There are a few exceptions (examples are outlined at the end of this page) and as always you should consult your physician before switching from a brand name medications to a generic or vice versa.
What differences are there between generic and brand?
While generics and brand equivalent drugs contain comparable active ingredients, they may be different in the following ways:
- Appearance (e.g. the scoring or markings)
The color, shape and size of the medication come from the fillers that are added to the active ingredients to make the drug. These fillers that are added to the drug have no medical use and do not to change the effectiveness of the final product. A generic drug must contain comparable active ingredients and must be comparable in strength and dosage to the original brand name equivalent. Generic drugs can be more cost effective than purchasing the brand name.
Why do generics cost less than the brand name equivalents?
When a new drug is "invented", the company that discovered it has a patent on it that gives them the exclusive production rights for this medication. Once the patent expires in a country, other companies can bring the product to market under their own name. This patent prevents other companies from copying the drug during that time so they can earn back their Research and Development costs through being the exclusive supplier of the product. After the patent expires however, other companies can develop a "generic" version of the product. These versions generally are offered at much lower prices because the companies do not have the same development costs as the original company who developed the medication.
The main thing to realize here though is that the two products are therapeutically comparable. They may look different, and be called something different, but they are required to be have the same active ingredient.
How are Generic drugs tested to ensure quality and efficacy?
The two most generally accepted methods to prove the safety of a generic version of a drug are to either repeat most of the chemistry, animal and human studies originally done, or to show that the drug performs comparably with the original brand name drug. This second option is called a "comparative bioavailability" study. During this type of study, volunteers are given the original drug, and then separately later the generic drug. The rates at which the drug is delivered to the patient (into their blood stream or otherwise absorbed) are measured to ensure they are the same. Because the same active ingredient is used the major concern is just that it delivers the common chemical(s) at the same rate so that they have the same effect. Please note that the methods that the manufacturers use may vary from country to country.