OPTIGENTIN-S

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • VR OPTIGENTIN-S ANTIBIOTIC CORTICOSTEROID OPHTHALMIC GEL
  • Available from:
  • VR
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • MISC. AURAL, OPHTHALMIC, ORO/NASO PHARYNGEAL
  • Units in package:
  • 5mL
  • Class:
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Medicine domain:
  • Animals
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug
  • Manufactured by:
  • JUROX

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • VR OPTIGENTIN-S ANTIBIOTIC CORTICOSTEROID OPHTHALMIC GEL
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • CAT | DOG | HORSE | BITCH | CASTRATE | CAT - QUEEN | CAT - TOM | COLT | DONKEY | ENDURANCE HORSE | FILLY | FOAL | GELDING | HIGH
  • Therapeutic area:
  • antibiotic,corticosteroid
  • Therapeutic indications:
  • INFECTION - OCULAR | EYE INFECTIONS | OCULAR INFECTIONS
  • Product summary:
  • For the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye, susceptible to gentamicin in the dog, cat and horse.NOT FOR USE IN FOOD PRODUCING ANIMALS. Initial treatment of corneal ulcers should not include corticosteroids. See leaflet for more details.

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Registered but not available
  • Authorization number:
  • 36240/02
  • Authorization date:
  • 04-04-1996
  • Last update:
  • 15-06-2017

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

PRESCRIPTION ANIMAL REMEDY

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT ONLY

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OPTIGENTIN@·S

ANTIBIOTIC, CORTICOSTEROID, OPHTHALMIC GEL

COMPOSITION

Each mL contains 5 mg gentamicin sulfate (equivalent to 3 mg gentamicin

base)

10 mg prednisolone acetate (equivalent to 9 mg prednisolone),

In a

non-Irritant gel

base and Incorporates

mg benzalkonium

chloride

as Its preservative

PROPERTIES:

Gentarnicinis

the aminoglycoside antibiotics and

nature of

irreversible inrubitmn o! protein syrunes.s.

is bactericidal.

ItIS

active against

Gram-positive organisms and most Gram-negative bacilli, IncludlnQ strains

Pseudomonas

Proteus

which may be resistant

to other antibiotics

wide

spectrum. of

antibacterial

cover

makes

an effective topical

treatment in both primary and secondary bacterial

infections of the eye and

surrounding

tissues.

This preparation contains the corticosteroid,

prednisolone acetate,

which

advantageous

in the reduction

ocular

inflammation associated with

severe eye infections

The gel

base

used provides the desired stability of individual

components

With

lack

irritancy,

and film-spread of

active ingredients to the entire

corneal

surface.

INDICATIONS:

OPT1GENTlN-S is 'Indicated for the treatment of

bacterial

Infections of

eye,

susceptible

to gentamiCin in the dog,

and horse.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

NOT FOR USE IN FOOD PRODUCING ANIMALS.

USE RESTRICTED TO SITUATIONS WHERE SENSITIVITY

INDICATES NO OTHER ALTERNATIVE

ANTIBIOTIC.

Initial treatment

of corneal

ulcers should not include

corticosteroids.

Similarfy,

this ophthalmic preparation should not

be

employed In

instances of deep ocular ulceration when vascularlsation is absent.

Remission of

cases of

viral

origin should

be

apparent

prior

to

commencing OPT1GENTIN·S therapy.

One or two

drops

of the gel

should be instilled into the conjunctival sac three

or four

times daily.

meet

specific,

individual

cases,

the application frequency should

gradually

be reduced.

Therapy should not

be prematurely Withdrawn.

Product

unused

after treatment

complete, should be

discarded.

MEAT WITHHOLDING PERIOD: NOT TO BE USED ON HORSES

PRODUCING MEAT FOR HUMAN COMSUMPTION.

STORE Below 25°C (Air Conditioning)

PROTECT From Light.

DISPOSE of

container by

wrapping

with

paper

and placing In

garbage.

PRESENTATION:

5 mL

applicator

bottle

Jurox

Pty Ltd Registered Trade Mark

Made

in Australia by

N.R.A.

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