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Zineryt Lotion

Zineryt Lotion (30ml)

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Zineryt - Antibiotic Acne Solution

Looking for an effective treatment for your acne? Zineryt lotion is a topical antibiotic for the treatment of moderate acne. You can buy Zineryt lotion online from The Independent Pharmacy Online Doctor following a free online consultation. It cannot be bought over the counter.

Zineryt contains erythromycin and zinc acetate to help kill the bacteria that are the root cause of acne and will clear acne up in 10 to 12 weeks.

Zineryt Information

  • Age: 18 Years +

    Maximum per order: 3

  • Pregnancy: Suitable

    Breastfeeding: Suitable

What is Zineryt used for?

Zineryt Lotion is used to treat all kinds of acne, including hormonal and cystic acne, in particular, it is used to treat moderate cases of the condition. 

Zineryt is manufactured by Leo Pharma and is available in 30ml and 90ml bottles. Unlike most acne treatments, Zineryt can be used during pregnancy and during breast-feeding (but it should not be used on the chest).

As a topical treatment you apply Zineryt to the affected area, where it helps to clear up skin, get outbreaks of spots under control, and calm symptoms like redness. 

Zineryt contains the active ingredients erythromycin and zinc acetate. Erythromycin is an antibiotic that helps to reduce the number of acne-causing bacteria living on the skin, whilst zinc acetate helps the skin to contract and heal. These two ingredients work together to clear up acne in 10-12 weeks.

Zineryt is only available on prescription, which means you cannot buy Zineryt over the counter in the UK. You will need a doctor or pharmacist to prescribe it for you after a medical consultation.

You can buy Zineryt Lotion here at The Independent Pharmacy, following a free online consultation.

 

How long does Zineryt last?

Zineryt Lotion comes in 30ml quantities. You can buy up to three packs of this treatment at a time. 

If you’re using Zineryt for acne, your course of treatment is normally only a period of 8-12 weeks. Your Zineryt Lotion should last you for this recommended treatment period. 

If you require further supplies you can always contact one of our medical team directly.

 

Does Zineryt work?

Yes, Zineryt does work. 

Zineryt Lotion is an effective acne treatment, containing an antibiotic (erythromycin) to kill acne-causing bacteria on the skin, and zinc acetate helps the skin to contract and heal after acne breakouts.

Don’t just take our word for it — you can read what real users really think about this acne treatment over on our Zineryt reviews page. We gather customer reviews for all of our available medicines and treatments using Trustpilot, so you can trust that the customer reviews you read are honest representations of how people find using this treatment.

 

How does Zineryt work?

Zineryt solution attacks the bacteria associated with acne (propionibacterium). This common bacteria feeds on the sebum produced by the skin in the sebaceous glands. This feeding causes the bacteria to produce waste products and fatty acids that irritate the sebaceous glands, causing them to become infected and inflamed. This results in acne.

Erythromycin contained in Zineryt solution is an antibiotic and works to inhibit propionibacterium’s ability to produce proteins that are essential for their production. This action stops the spread of the infection, reducing the inflammation of the sebaceous glands and allowing the skin to heal naturally. Any remaining bacteria are killed by the immune system or eventually die.

Zineryt solution also contains zinc acetate. Zinc is known for having skin-healing properties and in an acetate form it effectively combines with erythromycin to form a chemical complex. This chemical complex is designed to be efficiently absorbed by the skin.

 

How long does Zineryt take to work?

Some users see a difference in their skin as little as just a few days. In fact, most users see improvements in their skin around a week into treatment.

However, it may take longer for you to see an improvement in acne — everyone is different, and the same treatment may take shorter or longer for different people. 

The recommended course of treatment for using Zineryt for acne is a minimum of 10-12 weeks.

This gives the medication a sufficient amount of time to treat your acne and stop the spread of bacteria and infection, reducing inflammation of the sebaceous glands and allowing the skin to heal naturally. 

Short courses of Zineryt for fewer than 10 weeks are usually less effective and are unlikely to give you an accurate picture of how effective this treatment is for clearing up your acne.

After the recommended period of 10-12 weeks, you should be able to tell whether Zineryt has helped to improve your skin. 

You can then speak to your doctor or pharmacist and decide whether you want to continue using Zineryt for spots or acne.

 

Zineryt in pregnancy

Unlike most acne treatments, Zineryt can be used during pregnancy.

This is because Zineryt is a topical treatment, and it has no known side effects that specifically affect pregnant women. 

You can also use Zineryt while breast-feeding. However, it should not be used on the chest area in these circumstances.

Despite this, If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are

planning to have a baby, it is best to ask your GP or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine. Although it is considered safe, it’s always a good idea to discuss any treatment options with your doctor or pharmacist, and to choose the lowest-risk medicine possible to treat your condition during pregnancy. 

 

Zineryt alternatives

Zineryt or Dalacin T?

Dalacin T is an antibiotic acne treatment that contains the active ingredient clindamycin phosphate, in contrast to Zineryt, which contains erythromycin and zinc acetate. 

Both work by preventing acne-causing bacteria from producing proteins that are essential to them. Dalacin-T and Zineryt are very similar treatments.

 

Zineryt and Differin

Differin gel (or cream) contains the active ingredient adapalene, a form of vitamin A that reduces the growth of pore-blocking keratin cells. As such, it works slightly differently to Zineryt. 

Differin gel also aids the skin’s natural exfoliation and is usually prescribed for mild acne. Zineryt and Differin can be used together for additive effects in moderate to severe acne.

 

Zineryt or Duac?

Duac gel is a topical antibiotic containing clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide. Similarly to Zineryt, it’s a good choice for those who cannot take, or do not like to take, oral antibiotics. 

Zineryt is an antibiotic lotion whereas Duac contains an antibiotic and a drying agent, this means Duac can dry the skin more than Zineryt.

 

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*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

How to use Zineryt

If you’re considering purchasing it, you may be wondering how to use Zineryt and how easy it is to use.

The instructions in the Patient Information Leaflet that comes with your treatment will tell you how to use Zineryt Lotion, so you’ll just need to read that before you start. We’ll also cover the key points below. 

Here is a quick overview of how to use Zineryt:

  • Wash your hands thoroughly with warm water and soap before applying Zineryt solution.
  • Zineryt lotion should be applied all over the affected area, not just to the individual spots.
  • It should be applied twice a day, morning and evening (unless side effects are experienced at the beginning of treatment where it can be reduced to once daily and increased after a week).
  • You should avoid getting Zineryt lotion in your eyes, nose or mouth, but if you do, wash the area quickly and thoroughly with lukewarm water. If the eyes continue to become irritated, consult your doctor.
  • If you apply too much Zineryt, blot the excess off with some tissue paper.
  • If you want to apply makeup when using Zineryt, ensure the Zineryt solution has completely dried before you use any cosmetics.

Continue your course of treatment as recommended — this is normally around 10-12 weeks.

If you forget to use Zineryt, you should apply it as soon as you remember — a missed application can slow down acne healing. If your next application is due soon, leave at least three hours before you re-apply it.

 

How to mix your Zineryt solution

Zineryt needs to be mixed prior to use. This means when you first get your treatment, you will need to mix it yourself. 

The contents of the packet will include a white crystalline powder and a clear colourless liquid for cutaneous solution. It will also include a dabbing applicator cap that needs to be fitted after the solution is mixed.

To prepare Zineryt:

  • Remove the caps from both the powder and the solution bottles, keeping the cap of the larger powder bottle.
  • Pour the contents of the solution bottle into the powder bottle.
  • Recap the bottle using the retained powder bottle cap.
  • Immediately shake the mixture vigorously for one minute.
  • Remove and retain the cap from the thoroughly mixed solution.
  • Open the plastic holder containing the dabbing applicator cap assembly.
  • Use the plastic holder to position the applicator cap over the neck of the freshly mixed bottle.
  • Firmly push the applicator assembly into the neck of the bottle, ensuring the dabbing applicator fits firmly into the neck of the bottle.
  • Replace the retained powder cap over the dabbing applicator on the now constituted solution.
  • Add the “Use Before” date to the bottle label; this date will be 5-8 weeks from the date of preparation.

Ensure you read the patient information leaflet carefully prior to use. If you are confused or worried at all, speak to your pharmacist or doctor for further advice.

Zineryt side effects

Like all medicines, Zineryt lotion can cause side effects in some people. However, Zineryt side effects do not affect everyone and generally tend to be mild and uncommon. 

If you do experience side effects from using Zineryt Lotion, they are more likely to occur most frequently at the start of treatment. This is because your skin is getting used to this new topical treatment. 

The most common side effects are:

  • Temporary stinging
  • Redness in the area where treatment is applied

These more ‘common’ Zineryt side effects are classified as rare, which means they may affect up to one in 1,000 people.

While Zineryt is very effective at reducing inflammatory acne and minimising redness quickly, some users may find their skin becomes dry during treatment. If you find this is the case for you while you are using Zineryt, it’s worth keeping a light, oil-free moisturiser handy to alleviate some of the dryness.

For a full list of side effects, consult the Zineryt Lotion Patient Information Leaflet that is enclosed with the treatment. 

If you are concerned about Zineryt side effects, speak to your doctor or pharmacist for further advice. 

Likewise, if you experience a worrying adverse effect which is not listed here or in the Patient Information Leaflet, or effects which are severe or painful, stop taking Zineryt and speak to a medical professional immediately.

 

Allergic reactions & serious side effects

Contact a doctor immediately if you experience a serious skin reaction after using Zineryt, such as a red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin and blisters. The frequency of this side effect is not known (it cannot be estimated from the available data), but is thought to be very rare.

In very rare cases, It is possible for Zineryt Lotion to cause allergic reactions (anaphylaxis).

If an allergic reaction occurs, you will experience symptoms including:

  • Wheezing 
  • Breathlessness
  • Coughing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Difficulty talking
  • Tightness in the chest or throat
  • Swelling of the face, mouth, lips, tongue or throat
  • Changes to the skin, such as rashes, itching and red, swollen or peeling skin, including blisters

In a medical emergency such as an allergic reaction, contact the emergency services or go straight to your local A&E.

Zineryt ingredients

Before you use a new medicine or medical treatment for the first time, it is generally a good idea to look at the ingredients it contains, especially if you have any known allergies. 

The Zineryt Lotion contains the active ingredients erythromycin (40mg/ml) and zinc acetate (12mg/ml).

Erythromycin is an antibiotic (which kills acne-causing bacteria living on the skin) and zinc acetate is a chemical complex with skin-healing properties, which helps the skin to contract and heal from acne.

Zineryt also contains inactive ingredients diisopropyl sebacate and ethanol to make up the complete product.

Please read all packaging and the Patient Information Leaflet included with your treatment before taking any new medicine.

Zineryt warnings

You should not use Zineryt lotion if you:

  • are allergic to erythromycin or any of the macrolide antibiotics.
  • are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Zineryt.

Contact with the eyes or the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth should be avoided.

Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of warnings associated with Zineryt.

Delivery & Shipping Information

Please note that due to the current situation with COVID-19, Royal Mail are experiencing some delays. This may mean that your order takes longer to arrive than you would normally expect. We are working hard to ensure that, where possible, all orders placed before 15:00 are still dispatched the same working day.

 

UK Orders

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2 - 3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1 - 2 day delivery - £4.45
  • DPD Next Day - 1 - 2 working days - £6.95
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 21:00) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 21:00 - £10.45

Important Delivery Information

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail (unless stated). We always aim to dispatch all Royal Mail & DPD orders received before 15:00 the same working day. Any orders received after 15:00 or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders are subject to approval by our team of doctors and pharmacists. Your delivery date in the checkout is subject to your consultation being approved by our healthcare team.

All orders can be fully tracked from your dispatch email, in your online account and from any notifications from your courier.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods. Where possible, we will attempt to size all parcels to fit through your letterbox in tamper-proof packaging. By placing an order on our website, you confirm that it is safe and appropriate for a package containing medicines to be posted through your letterbox, if the carrier is able to do so. You should notify our customer support team if it is not safe for the package to be posted through the letterbox, for example due to animals or small children.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

 

Royal Mail

Features:

  • Fully tracked delivery
  • SMS & email notifications
  • Four-hour delivery window
  • Change delivery date directly with Royal Mail
  • Update delivery location - add a Safeplace, preferred neighbour, or update your delivery location to a local Post Office or Royal Mail Customer Service Point.

Royal Mail are the most widely recognised mail delivery company in the UK. Being on the UK’s 29 million doorsteps six days a week means they offer unparalleled price and convenience. The Independent Pharmacy uses Royal Mail’s Tracked 48, Tracked 24, and Special Delivery Guaranteed parcel services to offer reliable, fully-tracked delivery at very competitive prices. Your Royal Mail parcel will arrive with your normal daily delivery of post.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

DPD

Features:

  • Fully tracked delivery
  • SMS & email notifications
  • One-hour delivery window
  • Change delivery date directly with DPD
  • Update delivery location - add a Safeplace, preferred neighbour, or update your delivery location to a local collection point.

DPD Local is the most innovative parcel carrier around. Thanks to their industry-leading Predict service, they provide parcel recipients with a one hour delivery window, notified by email, so you don't have to wait in all day. What's more, it enables receivers to watch the progress of their delivery on a real-time map, all the way down to a final 15 minute time-slot. 

As well as keeping customers informed at every stage of the journey, DPD believe in maximising choice and convenience. That's why DPD provide access to a suite of options both on the day of delivery and the night before, allowing customers to take delivery of their goods in a way that suits. If you wish to reschedule, you can:

  • Select an alternative delivery date
  • Opt for delivery to a nominated neighbour
  • Have the parcel left in a specified safe place
  • Collect the parcel from your local DPD Pickup Shop
  • Upgrade delivery to By 12

Please note: DPD do not deliver on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

Once a package has been shipped with DPD we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

Forwarding houses

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

 

BFPO Postcodes

Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.

 

Remote Areas

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 17:30 the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 17:30 to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 17:30 to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

International Orders

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I use other acne treatments with Zineryt Lotion?

    You should not combine Zineryt with antibiotic acne treatments such as Tetralysal (lymecycline), Minocin (minocycline) or Erythromycin tablets. Zineryt can be used with other acne creams (such as those containg benzoyl peroxide), however this is not usually necessary.

  • I have started using Zineryt Lotion and the treated area is red and irritated, is this normal?

    Redness and irritation of the treated area can occur when you use Zineryt for the first time. This is not usually serious and normally subsides within a week. During this time reduce the frequency of Zineryt application to once daily to allow your skin to recover and then slowly build up to using it twice daily.  

  • Why can I only buy three packs of Zineryt online at one time?

    Zineryt is an prescription-only acne treatment. For that reason, to ensure the safety of our patients and the legal operating of our pharmacy, we only supply a maximum of 3 packs of treatment at one time. Zineryt treatment is normally only for a period of 8-12 weeks. This means that you should have enough to last you for the recommended treatment period. If you require further supplies you can always contact one of our medical team directly.

  • Is Zineryt available for next day delivery?

    Yes, we understand that sometimes you want to get your treatment as soon as possible. If ordered before 4pm Monday to Friday, Zineryt Lotion is available for next day delivery.

  • Is it safe to buy Zineryt online?

    Yes, as long as you are buying from a website that is a legally operating and regulated pharmacy it is perfectly safe to buy Zineryt online. The Independent Pharmacy is an NHS Online Pharmacy based in Bristol and has all the necessary regulation to be able to safely provide convenient access to genuine prescription acne treatments through our Online Pharmacy & Online Doctor.

  • How do I buy Zineryt online?

    It simple! Just select 'Start Consultation' above, you will need to fill in a simple health questionnaire so our GPs & Pharmacists can ensure it is safe for us to supply your Zineryt to you. It all takes around 3 minutes and your treatment can be delivered to your door. You cannot buy Zineryt over the counter without prescription.

  • Does Zineryt help with skin redness?

    Zineryt can temporarily worsen redness on your skin. However, after the course of treatment, the overall reduction in acne could lead to real improvements in redness over time.

  • How severe should my acne be to use Zineryt?

    Zineryt should be used to treat moderate to severe acne on the face, neck, shoulders or back. Moderate acne is defined by NHS Choices as where there are multiple papules and pustules (red spots and whiteheads) that are mostly confined to the face. If this describes your acne, or it is more severe, Zineryt may be a suitable treatment for your acne.

  • Does Zineryt affect the contraceptive pill?

    Using Zineryt should not affect the contraceptive pill.

  • Does drinking alcohol affect Zineryt?

    Zineryt treatment is unlikely to be affected by alcohol consumption. You should be aware that high levels of alcohol consumption may not be good for the health of your skin and may make acne symptoms worse.

  • What if Zineryt lotion doesn't work?

    If Zineryt treatment is ineffective on your acne, there are many other options for you to try. You may wish to try a different antibiotic treatment such as Dalacin T (topical treatment) or Tetralysal capsules, or alternatively a different method with topical treatments such as Differin or Skinoren, Duac or other ointments and gels.

    Alternatively, drugs such as Roaccutane (isotretinoin) can be prescribed by dermatologists as a last resort, if the acne does not respond to other treatments. 

    Individuals may find that their acne responds to different treatment depending on their skin type, what causes their acne and any other skin conditions they may also suffer with. It is therefore important to try a range of treatments and give them time to have an effect to allow you to find a suitable and effective treatment for your acne.

  • Should I stop using Zineryt as soon as my acne clears up?

    If you find treatment with Zineryt successful and your acne improves, you can slowly discontinue treatment after 12 weeks. This will allow you to see if your acne has been 'cured' or if you can keep it under control with an effective washing and cleansing regime. Some people may find that their acne returns and requires further treatment.

  • If I stop using Zineryt will my acne return?

    It is possible for Zineryt to reduce your acne to levels where it can be controlled by cleansing alone in some cases whereas for other people they may find that their acne returns after a period of time. It is generally not advised to use Zineryt for very long periods, if your acne has cleared up you should take a break from applying the solution after 12 weeks to see if they are still required and to give yourself a break from the constantly using the medication. This is because, as with any antibiotic, your body can develop a resistance, so the treatment may become less effective after a while.

  • Is Zineryt only effective for acne on the face?

    Acne is most common on the face although it does also occur on the neck, shoulders and back. Zineryt can be applied to wherever there is an overgrowth of bacteria causing acne, whether it is you face, neck, shoulders or back.

  • I'm under 18, can I use Zineryt?

    The Independent Pharmacy Online Doctor service is able to prescibe Zineryt to people aged 18 years and over for the treatment of acne. If you are aged under 18, you will need to see your GP for Zineryt to ensure it is appropriate for you and your condition.

  • Zineryt cleared up my acne but it has now come back, can I use it again?

    If you stop using Zineryt and your acne comes back, you may restart treatment at any point. If your condition improves then you should continue with Zineryt treatment for another 10-12 weeks however, if it is less effective during subsequent rounds of treatment you may wish to try a different acne treatment.

  • Is there anything else I can do whilst I am using Zineryt to help my acne?

    As well as using antibiotic acne treatment, you should also get in to the habit of cleansing the affected areas regularly. You should wash them twice daily with warm, not hot, water using a mild cleansing agent. When washing, ensure you do not scrub the area too hard so as to irritate the skin as this can make acne worse. If you use moisturisers or make-up on the affected area, try to ensure they are non-comedogenic (oil-free) so that they do not contribute to your acne.

  • Can I wear makeup whilst using Zineryt?

    Yes, you can wear makeup whilst using Zineryt. You should ensure that you wash and cleanse your face thoroughly before applying Zineryt to dry skin. The Zineryt solution should be allowed to dry before any make-up is applied to the affected areas of skin. It’s best to avoid oil-based makeup as it has been proven to be comedonal and can aggravate acne. This is because the excess oils, when mixed with the oil on the skin, can cause pores to block.

  • Does Zineryt come already mixed?

    Zineryt comes as a separate powder and solution that needs o be mixed before it can be used. Once the powder and solution are mixed to form the useable product, Zineryt has an expiry date of 8 weeks from when it was made up. To ensure that your treatment reaches you with the longest expiry date possible, we do not mix the Zineryt solution before dispatch. 

  • Where can I find out more information about acne?

    The British Association of Dermatologists provide some great information for beginners on acne and it's treatment. The Acne Academy is a great charity offering help, support and information for acne suffers as well as busting a few acne related myths!

  • What other conditions can Zineryt help?

    This medication is sometimes used to treat conditions other than acne vulgaris. Rosacea and perioral dermatitis (rash of the lips or eyes) are two such conditions. Consult our Online Doctor if either of these affect you.

  • Does Zineryt help acne scars?

    Zineryt works by effectively killing the bacteria that are the root cause of acne vulgaris. It does not directly help with acne scarring, though it can certainly prevent scarring and marks from occurring by treating acne.

  • Can this medication bleach clothes?

    Zineryt has a distinctive smell, but it does not bleach your clothes. This makes it suitable for use throughout the day, under clothing, or at night while you sleep.

  • Does Zineryt cause wrinkles?

    There is no evidence to suggest that Zineryt affects the natural aging process of the skin.

  • Why does this medication contain zinc?

    The zinc acetate in this medication is an active ingredient that is proven to effectively assist with the skin-healing process.

  • Can I use Zineryt for perioral dermatitis?

    Perioral dermatitis is a facial rash that usually occurs around the mouth. Since Zineryt lotion can be drying and is mostly used to treat acne, this wouldn’t be the recommended treatment. Something like Eumovate cream or Hydrocortisone cream would likely be prescribed instead.

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Andy Boysan

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Published on: 02-02-2017

Last modified on: 23-03-2021


Andy is a co-founder, the superintendent pharmacist and director at The Independent Pharmacy.

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Steve Stoddart

BPharm IP

Reviewed on: 23-03-2021

Next review date: 23-03-2023


Steve is an expert clinical pharmacist that has recently added prescribing to his repertoire.


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