Penicillin Skin Ointment 20g

Penicillin Skin & Opthalmic OintmentPENICILLIN OPHTALMIC AND SKIN OINTMENTS

COMPOSITION
1g of ophthalmic Ointment contains: Benzyl penicillin potassium 5,000 I.U
1g of skin ointment contains Benzyl penicillin potassium 10,000 I.U

ACTION
Drugfield Penicillin Ophthalmic and skin Ointments are effective against microorganisms susceptible to Penicillin. Maximal concentration of Penicillin at the site of infection is reached by topical application, which could not be achieved by general treatment (oral or parenteral). The process of healing is accelerated by relatively small amounts of Penicillin

THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS
Local treatment of acute topical infections of the eye: Conjunctivitis, gonorrheal conjunctivitis, blepharitis, keratitis, dacryocystitis, injury of conjuctiva, hordeolum and in prophylaxis prior to surgery on the eye. Local treatment of topical infections of the skin, furunculi, burns, ulcers, infected wounds, abscess, impetigo, intertrigo, secondary infected eczema, as well as in the prevention of infections.

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Ophthalmic ointment: apply a sparing amount of the ointment to the inverted low eyelid every 6-8 hours
Skin ointment: apply in a thin layer to the affected area 2-3 times daily. Cover with a sterile dressing in order to avoid contamination of the affected area.

SIDE EFFECTS
Penicillin ointment applied in optimal amount are relatively well tolerated. Allergic reactions (exanthema, rash or urticaria) may occur at the site of application but they will disappear after the cessation of the therapy.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Hypersensitivity to Penicillin

PRESENTATION
Tube containing 5g of Ophthalmic Ointment
Tube containing 20g of skin Ointment

NAFDAC REGISTRATION NUMBER: 04-1447

Manufactured by:
DRUGFILED PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
Lynson Chemical Avenue,
Km 38 Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway,
Sango- Otta, Nigeria