Erythromycin eye ointment is a prescription medication that is used to treat bacterial infections in the eyes. Erythromycin is an antibiotic medication and works by fighting bacteria. Erythromycin eye ointment should not be used to treat viral or fungal infections.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of erythromycin eye ointment include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of erythromycin:
What should I do if I miss a dose of erythromycin eye ointment?
If you miss a dose of erythromycin eye ointment, you should use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Erythromycin Eye Ointment?
Erythromycin Eye Ointment is available in a strength of 5mg/g.