Generic name: ERYTHROMYCIN 5mg in 1g
Dosage form: ophthalmic ointment
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In the treatment of superficial ocular infections, a ribbon approximately 1 cm in length of ILOTYCIN® Ophthalmic Ointment should be applied directly to the infected structure up to 6 times daily, depending on the severity of the infection.
For prophylaxis of neonatal gonococcal or chlamydial conjunctivitis, a ribbon of ointment approximately 1 cm in length should be instilled into each lower conjunctival sac. The ointment should not be flushed from the eye following instillation. A new tube should be used for each infant.