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Ophtocycline 10 mg/g ointment 5g
Ophthalmic ointment for dogs, cats, and horses containing chlortetracycline hydrochloride.
Ophtocycline 10 mg/g ophthalmic ointment 5g
Ophthalmic ointment for dogs, cats, and horses.
Ophtocycline, which has the active ingredient chlortetracycline hydrochloride, is a broad spectrum ophthalmic antibiotic ointment in a paraffin base for the treatment of keratitis, conjunctivitis and blepharitis caused by Staphylococcus spp., Streptococcus spp., Proteus spp., and/or Pseudomonas spp.
Chlortetracycline hydrochloride works against both aerobic and anaerobic Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. The recommended dosage is four times a day for five days. The 10 mg/g ophthalmic ointment has a 14-day broached shelf life. There is a one-day withdrawal period for meat and offal.
Chlortetracycline is a bacteriostatic antibiotic which interferes with bacterial protein synthesis in the rapidly growing and reproducing bacterial cell and has both time-dependent and concentration dependent effects
|Registration number||REG NL 119200|
|Target species||Cat, Dog, Horse|
|Legal status of supply||UDD|
|Route of administration||Ocular (drops and ointments)|
|Withdrawal period||Vlees: 1 dag|
|Expiry date||May 31, 2023|
|Units per outer box||264|
Instructions for use
Horses: Apply the ointment in the conjunctival sac of the affected eye four times a day for five days. Apply a 2 to 3 cm long strip of ointment per application. If there is no clinical improvement within 3 days, a different treatment should be considered.
Dogs and cats: Apply the ointment in the conjunctival sac of the affected eye four times a day for five days. Apply a 0.5 to 2 cm long strip of ointment per application. If there is no clinical improvement within 3 days, a different treatment should be considered.