Type: Eye Drops
Brand: Aristopharma Limited.
is a member of aminoglycosides, which shows bactericidal activity by inhibiting normal protein synthesis of bacteria.For the treatment of external infections of the eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria. Appropriate monitoring of bacterial response to topical antibiotic therapy should accompany its use.Dosage & AdministrationEye Drops: In mild to moderate disease, 1 drop into the affected eye(s) every 4 hours. In severe infections, 1 drop into the affected eye(s) hourly until improvement, following which dosage should be reduced prior to discontinuation.Eye Ointment: In mild to moderate disease it should be applied thinly and evenly into the conjunctival sac of the affected eyes 2 to 3 times per day. For severe cases it should be applied thinly and evenly into the conjunctival sac of the affected eyes 3 to 4 times per day. Following improvement, treatment should be reduced prior to discontinuation.Side effectsThe most frequent side effects of are localized ocular toxicity and hypersensitivity, including lid itching and swelling and conjunctival erythema.