General English name: Bacitracin eye Ointment
Application: eye infection
Medicinal forms of bacitracin eye ointment
Eye ointment, skin ointment
Medicinal information of bacitracin eye ointment
Bacitracin eye ointment is used to treat bacterial eye infections; It is not effective in treating other eye infections. Ocular bacitracin is used to kill bacteria that cause eye infections.
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Dosage and method of consumption of bacitracin eye ointment
Carefully read the package leaflet before starting treatment with. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
Use bacitracin eye ointment regularly and at a set time to be most effective for you and your eye infection treatment.
This medicine, like all other antibiotics, should be used for a full course of treatment; Do not stop taking it all at once.
When buying medicine, pay attention to your doctor’s prescription to buy exactly the bacitracin eye ointment that your doctor has prescribed for you; Also pay attention to your doctor’s prescription for the amount and number of times you take this medicine. Normally, you should use this ointment 2-3 times a day.
How to use bacitracin eye ointment
Wash your hands thoroughly before using bacitracin eye ointment.
Open the lid of the ointment and squeeze the tube until about one centimeter of the medicine enters your eyes, then close your eyelids and blink several times and massage your eyes until the medicine enters your eyes.
To prevent the spread of contamination, try not to touch the tip of the tube to the surface of your eyes and wipe the tip of the ointment tube with a clean cloth after taking the extra medicine.
If you have been told to use the ointment on both eyes, repeat the procedure for the other eye
Contraindications to the use of bacitracin eye ointment
Pay attention to the expiration date of bacitracin eye ointment and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
Never give this ointment to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions with bacitracin eye ointment, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Use of bacitracin eye ointment during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.
The effect of bacitracin eye ointment on driving and working with machines
Bacitracin eye ointment often causes blurred vision, so be sure to be fully conscious and alert before driving or operating machinery.
Drug Interactions Bacitracin Eye Ointment
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Special warnings and precautions when taking bacitracin eye ointment
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking bacitracin eye ointment:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding. You should use bacitracin eye ointment if prescribed by your doctor.
- If you are already allergic to any medications, including antibiotics and eye drops.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
Side effects of bacitracin eye ointment
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.
Irritation, redness or discomfort of the eye (such as dryness or itching) and watery eyes: These symptoms are usually mild and transient after taking ocular bacitracin.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of bacitracin eye ointment.
Overuse of bacitracin eye ointment (drug poisoning)
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.
Storage conditions of bacitracin eye ointment
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.