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What is Emgel (erythromycin)?

Emgel is no longer available in the United States.

Emgel is a topical acne treatment that contains the prescription antibiotic erythromycin. Its antibacterial action can help reduce the severity of acne breakouts. Emgel is applied to the skin once or twice daily, according to your doctor's instructions.

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