Ilosone is a macrolide antibiotic, very effective in treating different types of infections including upper and lower respiratory tract infections (tonsillitis, pneumonia, Legionnaire's disease, bronchitis, pertuss and others.
Ilosone is effective against skin infections caused by S. pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus. The medicine is prescribed for the treatment of mild and moderate skin structure infections.
Ilosone is shown to be working against erythrasma caused by Corynbacterium minutissimum. Erythrasma is a skin infection occurring mostly in patients with other conditions such as diabetes and obesity. It causes brown, scaly skin patches.
In the treatment of acne, caused by Propionibacterium acnes, the medicine is used together with proper diet and hygienic measures. Acne a skin condition with seborrhea, comedones, papules, pustules, nodules and other skin problems.
Ilosone is an antibiotic of choice for oral therapy used to manage acne.
Acne is the overall cause of spots. Most young men from 12 till 25 are affected by acne. It can also be a problem in some older people.
Acne appears when the skin pores are blocked with skin oil or sebum which cannot get outside of the skin surface. Sebum or skin oil is produced by sebaceous glands. When sebum is overproduced and cannot find the way out through the pore, the inflammation and redness occurs. Bacteria may deteriorate the situation and this whole process causes inflamed spots.
Ilosone antibiotic stop the bacteria that can cause acne and reduces inflammation. Besides, it helps in clearing acne spots and preventing the further skin inflammation.
Ilosone is a preparation, containing erythromycin, and is prescribed for acne treatment. However, before the treatment of any skin infection, you should get a consultation of your doctor. Erythromycin may cause side effects and/or be limited in use for you.