Gentamicin sulfate ophthalmic solution is indicated in the topical treatment of bacterial eye infections including conjunctivitis, keratitis, keratoconjunctivitis, corneal ulcers etc. It requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Tell your veterinarian if your pet is using other eye drops or eye medications, before using Gentamicin Sulfate Ophthalmic Solution. Contact your veterinarian immediately, if your pet has swelling of the face or itching, or appears to have difficulty breathing. Do not touch the dropper opening to any surface including eyes or hands as it is sterile and if becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in the eye. Do not use this medication if your pet has a viral or fungal infection of the eye. It is used for bacterial infections only. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.
Gentamicin Suflate Ophthalmic Solution
Apply the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, disregard the missed dose and give only the next scheduled dose.
Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture and heat and keep the bottle properly capped
Use this medication as directed by your veterinarian. Wash your hands prior to using the eye drops and shake the bottle gently to make sure the medication is properly mixed.
|Dog/Cats/Horses:||All weights||The usual dose is 1-2 drops in the affected eye(s) every four hours, or as directed by your veterinarian|
Gentamicin Sulfate Ophthalmic Solution:
|Active Ingredients (per ml)||Amount|
|Gentamicin Sulfate||3 mg|
|Benzalkonium Chloride||0.1 mg|