Method of production, storage and indications for use of the ointment
tetracycline ointment manufactured by pharmaceutical companies in special aluminum tubes with three different volumes - 3, 7 and 10 grams.The composition of the drug, which should be stored in a dark place, away from direct sunlight enters the actual tetracycline hydrochloride.
Appointed ointment in cases of various infectious diseases of the eye, which in the case of neglect may even lead to blindness.The most common of these diseases is trachoma.
Trachoma usually is a bilateral eye disease of the mucous provoked by exposure to trachomatous virus or virus of trachoma.
tetracycline ointment is indicated for progress
directly use the drug must be as follows: - need a little to reveal the lower eyelid preliminary carefully washed his hands and then "lay" little drops of the drug for him, then good "missed" the eye ointment to distributed throughout its area.Usually this procedure is prescribed by a doctor for use 3-5 times a day, and the cost of the drug at a pharmacy rather democratic, unlike the prices of similar drugs.
Side effects and contraindications application of ointment
Most people can tolerate tetracycline, as well as other common antibiotics with antibacterial action.Nevertheless, there is a part of the patients, whose bodies are badly perceives the active component of ointments, which can cause:
- decreased appetite;
- nausea or vomiting;
- POS disorder;
- discoloration of the mucosa in the mouth:
- exacerbation of gastritis and peptic ulcer;
- inflammation of the tongue and stomatitis;
- allergy, manifested on the skin surface, or angioedema.
also noted, and another side the property of the drug, which may increase the sensitivity of the skin to the sun, or the so-called process of photosensitivity.
not recommended tetracycline ointment in the case of infectious eye diseases in children during teething.The fact is that the drug can cause discoloration of the teeth on the pronounced dark yellow, and the formation of tartar.
drug is not recommended for use in case of hypersensitivity to tetracycline itself, as well as the antibiotic of kindred groups (oxytetracycline, doksiiklinu and others).Be careful when using existing chronic kidney disease and in the case of such a diagnosis, leukopenia.
Doctors do not prescribe the drug to women during pregnancy and lactation, children under 8 years of age and patients suffering from frequent allergies.