NEE-oh-spor-in oph-THAL-mik OINT-ment - Pronunciation guide
- Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment
Neosporin ophthalmic solution is a sterile antibiotic solution composed of neomycin, polymyxin B sulfates, and gramicidin, providing a sterile antimicrobial compound for use in horse's eyes. Used for the topical treatment of superficial infections of the external eye, this combination drug is active against the following microorganisms: Staphylococcus, aureus, streptococci, Escherichia, coli Haemophilus,influenzae, Klebsiells/Enterobacter species, Neisseria species, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Neosporin ophthalmic solution is indicated for the topical treatment of superficial infections, including conjunctivitis, keratitis, keratoconjunctivitis, blephantis, and blepharoconjunctivis.
Dosage and Administration
|Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment|
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|Ocular||2 drops||4 times a day||7 days|
Manifestations of sensitization to Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment may include itching, reddening, and edema of the conjunctiva or eyelid.
Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment should never be directly introduced into the anterior chamber of the eye or injected into the eye.
Prolonged use of Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment may result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms, including fungi.
If purulent discharge, inflammation, or pain becomes aggravated, use of the medication should be discontinued and a veterinarian consulted.
Allergic cross-reactions may occur with the use of the following antibiotics: kanamycin, paromomycin, streptomycin, and possibly gentamicin.
Prolonged use may result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms, including fungi.
Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment