Zineryt

Zineryt solution, containing the antibiotic erythromycin, used to treat acne as part of a treatment plan available to buy online from Dr Fox (supplied pre-mixed).

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  1. Read medical information about acne treatment
  2. Answer medical questions to check for eligibility
  3. Reviewed by doctors - posted from UK pharmacy

Prices

Acne treatmentQuantityCost
Zineryt (erythromycin in solution)30mls (pre-mixed)£14.20
Zineryt (erythromycin in solution)90mls (pre-mixed)£33.00

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Prescription issued online - small prescription fee per order.

Prescription fees

Dr Fox supplies medicine on prescription and charges a small prescription fee based on the order value of each prescription.

Prescriptions are issued by our doctors online and sent electronically to our pharmacy.

If you have your own private paper prescription please post to our pharmacy (details).

Dr Fox prices are 25%–50% lower than other UK online clinics.

Order valuePrescription fee
up to £10£1.00
up to £20£2.00
up to £40£3.00
over £40£4.00

Delivery charges

UK delivery only: £2.90 per consultation via Royal Mail 24 Signed For (1-3 working days with tracking).

Parcel forwarding services are not permitted. Use only UK home or work delivery address.

Returns and refunds - unwanted items can be returned within 14 working days for a full refund.


About Zineryt

Zineryt solution is a topical acne treatment containing the antibiotic erythromycin. Zineryt is usually applied twice daily to acne affected area, usually for 10 to 12 weeks.

Zineryt works by reducing the level of the skin bacteria associated with acne.

How to use Zineryt

Please note: pharmacists are required to pre-mix Zineryt before posting, and once constituted the solution has an 8-week shelf life.

Instructions are listed on the manufacturer's patient information leaflet.

Apply twice daily using the applicator pad attached to the bottle, avoid eyes, mouth, and nose. Apply thinly, washing off any excess or any solution in contact with the eyes or mucous membranes.

It may take a few weeks of use, and up to 8 weeks, for best results. If there is no improvement after 8 weeks, or worsening before, stop Zineryt and consult a doctor.

If acne has resolved after 10 to 12 weeks, stop treatment, and restart later if necessary, if acne returns.

Use with other acne treatments

Only one type of antibiotic treatment should be used at one time, rather than combining antibiotic treatments together at the same time. A range of acne treatments are available from Dr Fox.

Zineryt contains erythromycin, which is one of the macrolide group of antibiotics, other examples of macrolides being clarithromycin and azithromycin.

Other antibiotics used to treat acne are clindamycin found in Dalacin T and Duac topical preparations, and Lymecycline and minocycline taken as tablets.

Peeling and anti inflammatory topical preparations, such as Differin and Epiduo can be used at the same time with Zineryt, although this increases the chances of localised side effects, such as skin irritation.

Zineryt side effects and cautions

Zineryt is usually well tolerated. In rare cases it can cause inflammation of the skin. Sensitivity reaction, although very rare, is possible. If the skin becomes inflamed and swollen, stop treatment straightaway and consult a doctor.

Zineryt can be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women. Women who are breastfeeding should not apply Zineryt to the chest area.

Does not affect ability to drive or operate machinery.

Patient Information Leaflet

Illustration of patient leaflet from medicine packet

The Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) is the leaflet included in the pack with a medicine and must be read before taking the medicine. It is written for patients and gives information about taking or using a medicine.

Zineryt patient leaflet

Dr Barbara Babor

Authored 19 November 2015 by Dr B. Babor
MB ChB Dundee University 1996. NHS GP and dermatology specialist.

Reviewed by Dr Tony Steele, Dr A. Wood, Dr P. Hunt
Last reviewed 15 January 2018
Last updated 20 October 2020

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Product reviews

Zineryt rated 4.73/5 in 30 product reviews

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Zineryt Lotion

This has worked wonders on greasy skin and spots! The only thing that has worked for me.

26/11/2020 21:10
Anonymous Verified

Zineryt Lotion

Easy to order and fast secure delivery.

30/10/2020 15:29
Anonymous Verified

Zineryt Lotion

Really help with the acne that won't come to a head

24/09/2020 17:30
Anonymous Verified

Zineryt Lotion

My skin started to improve after a few days of using this product. It does dry your skin but make sure you use thermal water to hydrate.

23/09/2020 20:06
D. Bolea Verified

Zineryt Lotion

Very effective product for acne. I feel a lot more confident with my appearance already and my skin looks and feels 'calmer'...

27/05/2020 15:03
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