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Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment

Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment

INDICATIONS

NEOSPORIN Ophthalmic Ointment (neomycin, polymyxin and bacitracin zinc ophthalmic ointment) is indicated for the topical treatment of superficial infections of the external eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria. Such infections encompass conjunctivitis, keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis, blepharitis and blepharoconjunctivitis.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Apply the ointment every 3 or 4 hours for 7 to 10 days, depending on the severity of the infection.

HOW SUPPLIED

Tube of 1/8 oz (3.5 g) with ophthalmic tip (NDC 61570-046-35).

Store at 15° to 25°C (59° to 77°F).

Prescribing information as of August 2003. Distributed by Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol, TN 37620 (A wholly owned subsidiary of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.). FDA revision date: 4/30/2004

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/9/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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