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Terra-Cortril

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Terra-Cortril

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INDICATIONS

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear applications are indicated in the topical treatment of corticosteroid-responsive inflammatory conditions of the eye and ear in which infection due to organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline and/or polymyxin B sulphate exist.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear Suspension:

Eye: Instil one to two drops into the affected eye three times daily.
Ear: Instil two to four drops into the affected ear three times daily.

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear Ointment:

Eye: Instil a small quantity (approximately 1 cm) of the ointment into the affected eye two or three times daily.
Ear: Instil a small quantity (approximately 1 cm) into the affected ear three or four times daily.

The patient should be instructed to avoid contamination of the tip of the tube when instilling the suspension or the ointment.
The suspension should be shaken well before use. The dropper should be replaced in the bottle immediately after use.

HOW SUPPLIED

IDENTIFICATION

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear Suspension is a light yellow, homogenous, viscous suspension.

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear Ointment is a light yellow, homogenous ointment.

PRESENTATION

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear Suspension: Aluminium tubes each containing 5 mL (4,4g).

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear Ointment: Aluminium tubes each containing 5g.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS

Store below 30°C. Keep out of reach of children.

REGISTRATION NUMBERS

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear Suspension: H1178 (Act 101/1965).

Terra-Cortril (oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone) Eye/Ear Ointment: H1179 (Act 101/1965).

Pfizer Laboratories (Pty) Ltd, 102 Rivonia Road, SANDTON, 2196

30 September 1986

Updated on this site: April 2002

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/15/2005
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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