Optigentin Gel

Gentamicin sulfate 5 mg/mL (equiv. gentamicin 3 mg/mL) in a nonirritant gel base

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Drug Name and Strength Gentamicin sulfate 5 mg/mL (equiv. gentamicin 3 mg/mL) in a nonirritant gel base
Quantity 5ml Tube
Indication Bacterial eye infections due to susceptible organisms in dogs, cats and horses.
Contraindications Administration to animals with viral infections; remission of cases of viral origin should be apparent prior to commencing therapy.
Actions Aminoglycoside antibiotic, bactericidal by nature of its irreversible inhibition of protein synthesis. It is highly active against Gram-positive organisms and most Gram-negative bacilli, including strains of Pseudomonas and Proteus which may be resistant to other antibiotics. Its wide spectrum of antibacterial cover makes it a highly effective topical treatment in both primary and secondary bacterial infections of the eye and surrounding tissues.The specifically developed gel base provides a vehicle in veterinary ophthalmic preparations. It combines the desired stability of individual components with lack of irritancy, and film spread of active ingredients to the entire corneal surface.
Warnings Do not use as first line therapy without first undertaking in vitro studies to confirm sensitivity of the causative organism(s).
Dosage and Administration Instil 1 or 2 drops into the conjunctival sac three or four times daily.To meet specific individual cases gradually reduce frequency of application; do not prematurely withdraw therapy.Discard any unused product after treatment is complete.
Storage Store below 25°C (air conditioning). Protect from light.
MSDS (external link) Optigentin Gel MSDS
Label (external link) Optigentin Gel Label
Manufacturer Jurox Pty Limited
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