Erythromycin Ophthalmic Ointment Rx

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Erythromycin Ophthalmic Ointment

Ocular infections
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Erythromycin 5mg/g.

Company:

Perrigo

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Indications for Erythromycin Ophthalmic Ointment:

Susceptible infections of conjunctiva and cornea.

Adults and Children:

Apply 1cm ribbon of ointment to infected area up to 6 times daily. Prophylaxis of neonatal gonoccocal or chlamydial conjunctivitis: instill 1cm ribbon of ointment into each lower conjunctival sac.

Warnings/Precautions:

Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Macrolide.

Adverse Reactions:

Ocular irritation, redness; hypersensivity reactions, superinfection.

How Supplied:

Oint—3.5g