Zineryt solution is a topical treatment for acne and contains a group of antibiotics, these medicines are used to reduce the growth of bacteria that cause acne.
*Please note that unless stated otherwise in the selection below this treatment will come pre-mixed by a pharmacist. Use this product within 8 weeks of it being prepared. Zineryt is available in 30ml or 90ml.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Zineryt solution for acne?
The active substance of Zineryt belongs to the group of antibiotics for the treatment of acne vulgaris, often referred to as pimples or spots. These medicines are used to reduce the growth of bacteria that cause acne.
The packaging contains a bottle of powder, a bottle of solvent and an applicator in a plastic holder. The contents of the bottles will be mixed together by your pharmacist to form a solution, unless specified otherwise.
Zineryt is available in packs that, when made up, will contain 30 ml or 90 ml of the solution.
Zineryt solution for acne can be requested online from e-Surgery and will be prescribed by a UK registered prescriber. You can buy Zineryt solution for acne online.
What is Acne?
Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point. It causes spots, oily skin, and sometimes skin that’s hot or painful to touch. Acne commonly develops on the face, chest, and back. Acne is commonly linked to a change in hormone levels which can happen in puberty and menstrual cycles, as well as to genetic factors.
There is not always a known cause for Acne, but it is very common and affects around 95% of people aged 11-30 to some extent. For mild to moderate Acne often a pharmacist will be able to offer you creams and treatments that can help reduce acne pimples.
Other information on the causes of acne can be read about on the NHS website.
Other than Zineryt solution for acne, how can I prevent acne?
Some ways that are recommended to prevent acne flare-ups include:
Not washing the affected area more than twice a day
Use a mild soap or cleanser and lukewarm water
Do not try to clean out blackheads or squeeze spots. This can make them worse and cause permanent scarring.
Avoid using too much make-up and cosmetics. Use water-based products that are described as non-comedogenic.
Completely remove make-up before going to bed.
If dry skin is a problem, use a fragrance-free water-based emollient.
Regular exercise cannot improve your acne, but it can boost your mood and improve your self-esteem. Shower as soon as possible once you finish exercising as sweat can irritate your acne.
Wash your hair regularly and try to avoid letting your hair fall across your face
It may take some time before you find an acne treatment right for you, please read about other available acne treatments if the Zineryt solution does not work for you. You can also find out 7 reasons your acne might be breaking out.
How do I use Zineryt solution for acne?
After you buy the Zineryt solution online, wash the affected area first before using the Zineryt solution for acne.
If you want to apply make-up, use the medicine first, and let it dry. Zineryt solution comes to you in a special bottle with a special applicator pad protected by a cap which you should remove just before use and replace firmly after each use. The pad makes it easy to apply the solution to the whole of the affected area of the skin to be treated.
To use Zineryt solution for acne unscrew the protective cap, hold the bottle upside down, place the pad against the skin, and spread the solution over the whole of the affected area (including the surrounding skin).
The flow of solution can be increased by pressing the pad a little more firmly against the skin.
If you use the applicator properly, just the right quantity should be applied. But if you do put too much on, blot it off with some tissue, and make sure it does not run into the eyes, nose or mouth. If it does, wash well with plenty of water.
If you run out you can buy Zineryt solution for acne online from e-Surgery.
How often should I use Zineryt solution for acne?
Usually, Zineryt solution for acne should be applied all over the affected area and the surrounding skin twice a day.
How long should I be using Zineryt solution for acne?
Successful treatment of acne may take several weeks or even months.
The normal treatment time is 10 to 12 weeks. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you still have acne at the end of the prescribed course of Zineryt solution for acne treatment.
Are there alternative treatments for acne?
As well as lifestyle factors mentioned previously, there are a variety of treatments available to help treat acne. You can buy Zineryt solution for acne as well as other medicines, find our acne treatments here. Some of the treatments include:
Are there side effects of Zineryt solution for acne?
Contact a doctor immediately if you experience a serious skin reaction such as:
a red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin and blisters (exanthematous pustulosis).
rash, itching, swelling of the mouth, face and lips or tongue and difficulty breathing
Some people may experience a slight stinging or redness of the skin when using Zineryt solution for acne. If this becomes very painful or you have any concerns please contact your GP, you can also get advice using the free Ask-A-Pharmacist service from e-Surgery, but bear in mind we are not an emergency or acute service.
Are there any interactions between Zineryt solution for acne and food/alcohol?
There is unlikely to be any interaction between Zineryt for acne and food or alcohol, though you may have personal triggers that can cause your acne to worsen.
Are there any interactions between Zineryt solution for acne and other drugs?
Cross-resistance may occur with other antibiotics of the macrolide group and also with lincomycin and clindamycin.
Contact with the eyes or the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth should be avoided. However, if this occurs, then rinse the affected area immediately with cold or lukewarm water for several minutes.
When you buy Zineryt solution for acne it will act as an antibacterial and will kill acne-causing bacteria on the skin, decreasing the appearance of acne. Acne can decrease self-confidence so when you buy Zineryt solution for acne online, or from your local pharmacy, it can improve this!
It is important to remember
Acne is very common in teenagers and younger adults. About 95% of people aged 11 to 30 are affected by acne to some extent.
Acne is most common in girls from the ages of 14 to 17, and in boys from the ages of 16 to 19.
Most people have acne on and off for several years before their symptoms start to improve as they get older.
Acne often disappears when a person is in their mid-20s.
In some cases, acne can continue into adult life. About 3% of adults have acne over the age of 35.
Do not use Zineryt for acne after the expiry date which is stated on the tube and carton. Whenever you buy Zineryt solution for acne online please check the expiry date when it arrives to you in the post.
Where can I learn more about Zineryt solution for acne online?
How will my Zineryt solution for acne be delivered?
e-Surgery uses Royal Mail delivery with choices starting from Royal Mail 48 tracked delivery, Royal Mail tracked 24 and Royal Mail 1 pm special delivery (discover more about e-Surgery delivery). When you buy Zineryt solution for acne online it will arrive in discreet, recyclable packaging at a delivery address of your choice.