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AKTIPAK
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Drug Name:

AKTIPAK Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Erythromycin 3%, benzoyl peroxide 5%; gel.

Company:
Cutanea Life Sciences, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for AKTIPAK:

Acne vulgaris.

Adult:

Contents must be mixed (in the palm of the hand) prior to use. Apply to cleansed, dried areas twice daily.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid eyes, mouth, mucous membranes. Discontinue if excessive irritation occurs. Avoid excessive or prolonged exposure to sunlight. Flammable. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Additive irritation with peeling, desquamating, abrasive agents. Concomitant other topical acne products: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Macrolide antibiotic + antibacterial/ keratolytic.

Adverse Reactions:

Dry skin, application site reactions (eg, stinging, erythema, burning), blepharitis, pruritus, photosensitivity, peeling, superinfection; may bleach hair or fabrics.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Gel (dual-chamber pouches, mixed by patient)—60

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