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Optithrocin Eye Ointment

Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Optithrocin Eye Ointment

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Primary uses of Optithrocin Eye Ointment

Bacterial infections of the eye
5 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Optithrocin Eye Ointment


Uses of Optithrocin Eye Ointment

Optithrocin Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.

Optithrocin Eye Ointment side effects


No common side effects seen.


How to use Optithrocin Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Optithrocin Eye Ointment works

Optithrocin Eye Ointment belongs to a class of medications called as macrolide antibiotics. It works by interfering with formation of essential protein (protein synthesis) thereby preventing the bacteria from growing and reproducing.

In Depth Information on Optithrocin Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Optithrocin Eye Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed Optithrocin Eye Ointment to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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Optithrocin Eye Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Optithrocin Eye Ointment
No interaction found/established
Optithrocin Eye Ointment is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Optithrocin Eye Ointment is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
It is not known whether Optithrocin Eye Ointment alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

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Frequently asked questions about Optithrocin Eye Ointment

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