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Erythromycin eye ointment

What is Erythromycin eye ointment used for?

Erythromycin eye ointment is an antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye in both adults and infants. Erythromycin eye ointment is also used for the prevention of certain eye infections of newborn babies like neonatal conjunctivitis and ophthalmia neonatorum. erythromycin eye ointment is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is Erythromycin eye ointment Composition?

Each gram of Erythromycin eye ointment contains Erythromycin USP 5 mg in a sterile ophthalmic base of mineral oil and white petrolatum.

How does Erythromycin eye ointment work?

Erythromycin eye ointment works by stopping the growth of bacteria in the eye. Erythromycin eye ointment will only treat bacterial eye infections. It will not treat other types of eye infections.

Erythromycin Eye Ointment Dosage

For Adults and children: Apply erythromycin eye ointment into the eyes up to six times a day or Apply erythromycin eye ointment as directed by your doctor.

How to use Erythromycin Eye Ointment

•          Squeeze the end of the erythromycin eye ointment tube to apply a thin layer of the ointment to the inside of the lower eyelid.

•          Close your eyes gently to spread the ointment. Your vision may be blurred for a few minutes after application

•          Use your doses at regular intervals consistently

How long does it take Erythromycin eye ointment to work?

It should take two to three days for your condition to improve while using the erythromycin eye ointment.

What are the side effects of using Erythromycin eye ointment?

•          Allergic reactions include skin rash, itching or hives, and swelling of the face, lips and tongue.

•          Burning, stinging, or itching of the eyes or eyelids.

•          Changes in vision.

•          Redness, swelling, or pain.

Can Erythromycin eye ointment be used in long term?

Using Erythromycin eye ointment for a prolonged or repeated period may result in other types of eye infections which includes fungal infections.

Where to Buy Erythromycin eye ointment

Buy Erythromycin eye ointment at, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.


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