Tetracycline ointment ophthalmic 1% 5g
Release form, compositionOintment homogeneous, from yellowish to yellowish-brown color.
1 g - tetracycline - 10 mg (10 000 IU)
Excipients:Vaseline medical or veterinary, lanolin.
Pharmacological (biological) propertiesAntibiotic for local use.
Tetracycline is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. It is active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, rickettsiae, pathogens of trachoma, ornithosis.
The basis of the mechanism of antibacterial action of tetracycline is the suppression of protein synthesis of microbial cells at the level of ribosomes.
According to the degree of impact on the body, tetracycline ophthalmic ointment 1% refers to low-hazard substances (hazard class 4 according to GOST 12.1.007-76).
IndicationsInfectious eye diseases in animals caused by microorganisms sensitive to tetracycline, including:
- infected lesions and corneal burns.
Mode of applicationOintment tetracycline eye 1% put intraconjunctival sterile glass rod for the lower eyelid of the animal and light massaging movements with a cotton-gauze pad from the outside of the eyelid distribute it throughout the conjunctival sac. If necessary, impose a bandage.
Ointment is prescribed to animals daily 3-5 times a day for 5-7 days. Depending on the severity of the disease, the dose of ointment ranges from 0.2 g to 0.4 g (per animal).
Side effectsOintment tetracycline eye 1% does not cause animal side effects and complications when used in accordance with the indications and recommended doses.
Contraindications- simultaneous use with other drugs for local use, intended for the treatment of eye diseases;
- increased individual sensitivity of animals to the antibiotics of the tetracycline group.
Personal preventive measuresWhen working with Ointment tetracycline ophthalmic 1% should follow the general rules of personal hygiene and safety, provided for when working with drugs.
The use of 1% tetracycline ophthalmic ointment cans for food and household purposes is prohibited.
Storage conditionsThe drug should be stored out of the reach of children, dry, protected from direct sunlight at a temperature of 5 ° to 20 ° C.
Shelf life 3 years.
It is a pharmaceutical drug. Use only as directed by your doctor.
Attention! During storage must comply with the temperature regime.