Optimmune is a sterile eye ointment containing cyclosporine which helps to treat keratoconjunctivitis Sica (KCS or dry eye) in dogs. Optimmune requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Cyclosporine has broad anti-inflammatory effects that help to reduce damage to the tear glands while also stimulating tear production.
Do not touch the tube opening to any surface including eyes or hands. This medication may cause blurred vision. Avoid using other eye medications unless approved by the veterinarian.
Optimmune Ophthalmic Ointment (Schering-Plough)
Do not touch the tube opening to any surface including eyes or hands. This medication may cause blurred vision. Avoid using other eye medications unless approved by the veterinarian. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating
Serious side effects are not expected. Some burning, redness, tearing, discharge, pain, itching, stinging, or blurring of the eye may occur. Continue the medication and talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
Store this product at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep the tube properly capped.
|Dogs:||All weights||Remove debris from eye(s) with a nonirritating solution. The sterile ointment is usually applied as a ¼ inch strip to the lower eyelid(s) every 12 hours. Wash your hands prior to using the eye ointment|
|Active Ingredients (per gram)|
|Cyclosporine…………………2 mg||Corn Oil|
|Petrolatum||Petrolatum and Lanolin Oil|