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Safety in Lactation: Acne and rosacea

30 October 2020Topical preparations for acne are considered to pose a negligible risk to a breastfeeding infant as long as precautions are taken to avoid contact of…

What is the optimal prokinetic dose of erythromycin in adults?

22 October 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the available evidence for the use of erythromycin as a prokinetic agent in adults Summary The ideal prokinetic dose of…

Safety in Lactation: Macrolides

21 October 2020Epidemiologic evidence indicates that the risk of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in infants might be increased by use of maternal macrolides, especially in infants exposed in…

Is there an interaction between erythromycin and statins?

2 October 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the evidence for an interaction between erythromycin and statins. Summary: Erythromycin raises the plasma levels of statins which are metabolised…

What is the most suitable treatment for acne in a person with acute porphyria?

10 January 2020Topical (applied to the skin) treatments for acne are considered to be safer than oral treatments in people with an acute form of porphyria, provided…