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Ophtocycline 10 mg/g ointment 5g

Nr.
DE042822
Brand:
Dechra
Batch:
CI
Expiry date:
31-May-2023

Ophthalmic ointment for dogs, cats, and horses containing chlortetracycline hydrochloride.

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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

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Nr.DE042822
Registration numberREG NL 119200
BrandDechra
Chilled itemNo
Active IngredientChlortetracycline
Target speciesCat, Dog, Horse
Legal status of supplyUDD
Route of administrationOcular (drops and ointments)
Withdrawal periodVlees: 1 dag
BatchCI
Expiry dateMay 31, 2023
Units per outer box264
Ingredients

Chlortetracycline hydrochloride

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. 

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