Medicine Overview of Opthomycetin Eye Drop
How to use Opthomycetin Eye Drop
This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
How Opthomycetin Eye Drop works
Opthomycetin Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
In Depth Information on Opthomycetin Eye Drop
Opthomycetin Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Opthomycetin Eye Drop
No interaction found
Opthomycetin Eye Drop is safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk....
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Opthomycetin Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactati+more
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Opthomycetin Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for+more
a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Opthomycetin Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients wi+more
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Opthomycetin Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Opthomy+more
cetin Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions about Opthomycetin Eye Drop
Frequently asked questions about Chloramphenicol Topical
Q. Is chloramphenicol bacteriostatic or bactericidal/ an antibiotic/does it contains penicillin/ does it contain steroids/ treat styes?
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic and is both bactericidal (kills the bacteria) and bacteriostatic (inhibits the growth of bacteria without killing them) against numerous bacteria. No, it does not contain penicillin or steroids. It is used in the treatment of styes
Q. Does chloramphenicol sting/ does chloramphenicol cause dry eyes?
Chloramphenicol eye drops/ ointment may cause transient burning or stinging sensation. It does not cause but should be used with extreme precaution in patients with dry eye syndrome
Q. Is chloromycetin a penicillin/ an antibiotic/ with the formula/ chloromycetin is a drug for which disease?
Chloromycetin is a brand name for chloramphenicol. It is not penicillin. Chloromycetin cream is used in the treatment of infections of the eye surface and eyelids
Q. Is chloromycetin over the counter/ is obtained from?
No, it is available only with your doctor's prescription
Q. Is chloramphenicol and tetracycline similar?
Chloramphenicol and tetracycline are separate drugs with similar action. However, they are used to treat different types of infections
Q. Is Chloromycetin the same as chlorsig?
Both Chloromycetin and chlorsig contains chloramphenicol and are available in the form of ointment and eye drops.
Substitutes for Opthomycetin
No substitutes found for this medicine