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Aureomycin Ophth Ointment
Brand Names: Aureomycin Ophth Ointment
Generic Name: Tetracycline (Chlortetracycline)
Aureomycin Ophthalmic Ointment is recommended for the treatment of New Forest Disease (Moraxella bovis infection) in cattle. And also for the treatment of ocular infections in cats and dogs.
Ingredients: Chlortetracycline hydrochloride 1.0% in white petrolatum jelly, liquid paraffin with anhydrous lanolin.
Preservatives: none listed.
Indications for use: general bacterial infections of the eye unresponsive to other antibacterials; special use in recurrent blepharitis and inclusion conjunctivitis.
Contraindication/s: known allergy (sensitivity).
Special precaution/s: limit use in pregnancy and if breast feeding, and in children under the age of 8 years; limit direct sunlight exposure as photosensitivity can develop. (See comments.)
Adverse drug reaction/s: allergic reaction (discontinue immediately); eyelid skin and periocular skin can become stained yellow with extended use (but will resolve after use is discontinued).