Zineryt 30ml and 90ml

Buy Zineryt for Acne

Zineryt is a topical antibiotic and contains the antibiotic erythromycin along with zinc acetate dihydrate. It works by treating infections of the skin to reduce the symptoms of acne.

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  • Topical Antibiotic
  • Contains 40 mg/ml erythromycin and 12 mg/ml zinc acetate dihydrate
  • Works by treating infections of the skin to reduce acne
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Zineryt contains the active ingredient erythromycin with zinc acetate. It belongs to the group of antibiotics for treatment of acne vulgaris, often referred to as pimples or spots. These medicines are used to reduce the growth of bacteria which cause acne.


Do not use Zineryt:

  • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to erythromycin with zinc acetate or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet
  • if you are allergic to antibiotics of the macrolide group
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Always ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine. You may use Zineryt if you are pregnant. You may breastfeed during treatment with Zineryt but do not use this medicine on the area of your chest.

Important Interactions

You must tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take other medicines.

Side Effects
  • temporary stinging or slight redness of the skin

May rarely cause allergic reactions - symptoms may include rash, itching, swelling of the mouth, face and lips or tongue and difficulty breathing. Please contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects.

Please Note

All medication can cause side effects. We have only listed a few to be aware of. Details of all side effects, including rare side effects to be aware of, are listed in the patient information leaflet (PIL). When completing your medical questionnaire, it is very important that you answer the questions truthfully. This is to ensure your doctor has a full picture of your medical history before prescribing. List all medicines you are already taking, including non-prescription and herbal medicines.


Further products available include Differin (topical retinoid) and Skinoren (azelaic acid). Combination treatment Duac Once Daily (with topical antibiotic plus benzoyl peroxide) or Epiduo (with topical retinoid plus benzoyl peroxide) are available to step up to if other treatments have not been successful.

Other treatments for more severe acne are also available such as Roaccutane (isotretinoin) and Dianette (a contraceptive pill for women only). These treatments need to be monitored closely and can only be prescribed by your GP or specialist dermatologist.

Looking after your medicine

Do not take medicines after the expiry date stamped on the pack. Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

Medicines are only intended to be used by the person they are prescribed for. Do not give your prescribed medicine to anybody else, even if they have the same symptoms as you. Medicines can be harmful if used by anybody other than the person they have been prescribed for.

References Zineryt 30ml and 90ml Patient Information Leaflet
British National Formulary: erythromycin with zinc acetate
Last reviewed & updated  14/02/2020   Authored  24/01/2010

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