Tetracycline 1% (Canada)This page contains information on Tetracycline 1% for veterinary use.
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- Tetracycline 1% Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Tetracycline 1%
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Tetracycline 1%This treatment applies to the following species:
Antibiotic Ophthalmic Ointment
Active Ingredient(s)Each gram contains:
In a base of white petrolatum, light mineral oil and polyoxyethylene sorbian monostearate.
Tetracycline 1% IndicationsTETRACYCLINE 1% offers a broad spectrum antibiotic effect against a variety of organisms including chlamydia, mycoplasma and rickettsia. Tetracycline is the antibiotic of choice in therapy of infectious conjunctivitis in cats followed by chloramphenicol, erythromycin and sulphonamides, respectively.
Tetracycline 1% Dosage And AdministrationApply a thin layer over the cornea three (3) to four (4) times a day. Properly cleanse the eye, removing exudate and debris, before treating. To apply, insert the tip of the tube beneath the lower lid and express a small amount of the ointment into the conjunctival sac. Care should be taken not to contaminate the tip during administration.
Tetracycline 1% Caution(s)If improvement is not noted within two to three days, a change of therapy should be considered.
Side EffectsItching, burning or inflammation may occur in animals that are hypersensitive to the product. Discontinue use in such cases.
Presentation3.5 g tubes.
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