What is Cortimycine used for?
Cortimycin Eye Ointment is used to treat bacterial infection of the eyes such as conjunctivitis or pink eye. It stops the growth of bacteria causing infection and helps relieve pain, swelling, redness, itching or irritation in the eyes.
What is hydrocortisone eye ointment for?
Ophthalmic corticosteroids (cortisone-like medicines) are used to prevent permanent damage to the eye, which may occur with certain eye problems. They also provide relief from redness, irritation, and other discomfort. Corticosteroids for use in the eye are available only with your doctor’s prescription.
How do you take Cortecycline?
Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop. If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
How do you use chloramphenicol and hydrocortisone acetate eye ointment?
Tilt your head back, look upward, and gently pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Place a 1-centimeter strip of ointment into the pouch. Gently close the eye and roll the eyeball in all directions to spread the medication. Try not to blink and do not rub the eye.
Is hydrocortisone bad for eyes?
Some common skin problems that affect the face, such as impetigo, rosacea and acne, can be made worse by hydrocortisone. If your doctor has prescribed hydrocortisone for your face, follow their instructions carefully. Do not put hydrocortisone near your eyes or on your eyelids.
How do you apply hydrocortisone to eyes?
The ointment is usually applied into the affected eye(s) two to four times a day, or at night if used in combination with the eye drops. Continue using the drops or ointment for as long as your doctor has advised.
What is tetracycline eye ointment used for?
Tetracycline ophthalmic preparations are used to treat infections of the eye. They may also be used along with other medicines that are taken by mouth for infections of the eye.
Why Chloramphenicol is banned?
Due to its suspected carcinogenicity and linkages with the development of aplastic anemia in humans, CAP is banned for use in food-producing animals in the European Union (EU) and many other countries.