Terramycin Antibiotics for Eye Infections
Terramycin Ophthalmic Ointment is for the treatment and prevention of superficial ocular infections due to sensitive organisms, including rickettsiae, streptococci, A. aerogenes, and E. coli in dogs, cats, horses, cattle, and sheep. The topical antibiotic is effective against a range of conditions, including pink eye, conjunctivitis, keratitis, blepharitis, corneal ulcers, and secondary bacterial infections associated with distemper and other infectious diseases.
Terramycin is a potent antibiotic ointment
effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and
against both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, including rickettsiae,
spirochetes, and some larger viruses. The ointment works rapidly to
clear the infection and eliminate symptoms.
Benefits of Terramycin:
- Effective against both
gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria
- Works rapidly
- Works against some fungi
- Easy to administer topical
- For use in multiple animals
- Well-tolerated and safe
- Available over the counter
Use only as directed by your veterinarian.
This product is for use on animals only. Do not use on humans. Do not
allow children to apply the ointment.
Read the product packaging and inserts
carefully before use and follow all precautionary statements.
- Open the applicator tube
when ready to use.
- Hold the opening just above
the surface of the eye and apply a thin line of ointment from the inner
corner to the outer corner.
- Administer the ointment
to each affected eye 2 to 4 times daily.
- Do not allow the opening
of the tube to make contact with the eye. Doing so can contaminate the
Frequency of Use:
Use up to 4 times daily or as directed
by your veterinarian.
Store Terramycin Ophthalmic Ointment
below 77 degrees F and out of reach of children and animals. Keep in
its original container.
It is a violation of Federal Law
to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Terramycin (oxytetracycline HCl)
Each gram of Terramycin Ophthalmic Ointment contains oxytetracycline
HCl as 5 mg oxytetracycline and 10,000 units of polymyxin B as the sulfate
in a petrolatum base.
Keep this product out of reach of children
and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Terramycin Ophthalmic Ointment is intended
for use on animals only. Do not use on humans.
CAUTION: Some animals may experience
allergic reactions when using Terramycin Ophthalmic Ointment. If allergic
symptoms develop, such as swelling, itching, hives, trouble breathing,
or other symptoms, discontinue use immediately and seek veterinary care.
Use of this medication and others like
it may cause an overgrowth of resistant organisms, such as staphylococci
and other species. If any new infections develop while undergoing treatment
with Terramycin, take appropriate measures.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
NADA#8-763, Approved by FDA
Distributed by: Pfizer Animal Health,
Exton, PA 19341, USA. Div. of Pfizer Inc. NY, NY 10017
NAC No.: 36901790