Framycetin is used to treat bacterial skin infections, burns, ear, nose, throat infections, infections occurring after surgery and after injury, conjunctivitis (irritation and redness in the membrane covering the eye), and blepharitis (pain, redness and swelling of the eyelids due to infection).
How it works
Framycetin belongs to a class of medication called as aminoglycoside antibiotics. It acts by killing bacteria that cause infections.
Common side effects
Rash, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Inner ear damage, Irritation, Itching, Sensitivity
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- Do not start or continue framycetin, in any form if you are allergic to framycetin or any other ingredients of the medicine.
- Do not start or continue framycetin, if you have eye inflammation due to an infection caused by a fungus or a virus or tuberculosis (TB); Pus due to an eye infection.
- Avoid taking framycetin, if you have glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye that causes visual problems) or a damaged (perforated) ear drum.
- Eye drops may cause blurring of vision and, therefore, caution should be followed while driving or operating heavy machines.
Frequently asked questions
Q. What is framycetin sulphate/Soframycin?
Framycetin belongs to a class of medication called as aminoglycoside antibiotics. It acts by killing bacteria that cause infections. Soframycin is a brand name of framycetin.
Q. How does framycetin sulphate/Soframycin work?
It works by killing bacteria which cause infection in skin, eyes and ears.