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Opticlox Eye Ointment

Opticlox is an antimicrobial eye ointment for horses, cattle, sheep, dogs and cats containing cloxacillin. It is indicated to treat eye infections in cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and cats caused by Staphylococcus spp and Bacillus spp.

Target Species: Beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and cats

  • Active Ingredient

    Each 5 g syringe contains 16.7% w/w Cloxacillin (as cloxacillin benzathine 21.3% w/w) equivalent to 835 mg cloxacillin

  • Pharmaceutical Form

    Eye ointment. A smooth sterile cream for ophthalmic use.

  • Indications

    Opticlox Eye Ointment is indicated for the treatment of eye infections in cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and cats caused by Staphylococcus spp and Bacillus spp.

  • Dosage

    For topical administration only. Evert the lower eyelid and instill a steady flow of ointment into the lower conjunctival sac. Normally a single application only is required, but treatment may be repeated after 48 - 72 hours if necessary. Dosage guide: Cattle and Horses: approximately 5 - 10 cm of ointment per eye. Sheep: approximately 5 cm of ointment per eye. Dogs and Cats: approximately 2 cm of ointment per eye. For animals with only a single infected eye it is recommended, to prevent cross infection, that both eyes be treated, treating the uninfected eye first to avoid transferring the infection. Each syringe to be used once only.

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