This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Ocupol Ointment is a combination of two antibiotics: Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol. These antibiotics work by killing the bacteria or stopping their growth on the skin. Together, they treat your skin infection effectively.
Ocupol Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Ocupol Ointment is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 15th May 2018.