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Gentamicin Sulfate Eye Ointment Rx

0.3%, 3.5g (1/8oz) Tube

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Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment

Prescription Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment is a topical antibiotic that effectively stops the growth of bacteria that cause eye infections.

  • Treats bacterial eye infections in dogs and cats
  • Prescribed to treat conjunctivitis, keratitis, corneal ulcers, and more
  • Ointment formulation for topical treatment 


Veterinarians prescribe Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment for fast, effective treatment of eye infections due to a range of bacteria. If your dog or cat is suffering from keratitis, conjunctivitis, blepharitis or many other bacterial infections, Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment can help. The active ingredient in this ointment, Gentamicin, is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, which means its stops the infection by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria that cause the infection.  This sterile ointment is applied directly to the eye. Talk to your pet's veterinarian about the right dose for your pet.  To request more information about Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment, click on the “Ask A Question” tab above.


What you should know about Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment:

  • Talk to yourpet's veterinarian before using this product.
  • Follow dosing directions exactly - don’t give your pet more medication than directed and don’t skip doses.
  • Read the label carefully for information about storage, possible side effects, and drug interactions.


For additional information about Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment, click the “More Information” and “Package Insert” tabs above.


Resistance is a major concern when giving antibiotics. Resistance occurs when bacteria survive and mutate and are then able to survive even after antibiotics are given. To help avoid any resistance, it is important to give antibiotics as they are prescribed for as long as they are prescribed even if your pet is looking and feeling better.

You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment for Pets by following the link below:

Gentamicin Eye Ointment Client Information Sheet*


If you have questions or concerns about Ophthalmic Ointment, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.


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  • Q:

    Do I need a prescription for this from the Vet?
    Asked on 10/10/2014 by helilover47 from Kalaheo, HI, United States

    1 answer

    • A:

      Yes, this does require a prescription from a veterinarian.

      Thank you,

      Answered on 10/15/2014 by VetRxDirect from VetRxDirect
  • Q:

    which is the right dosage of gentamicin for a 5 pounds poppy?
    Asked on 6/1/2014 by simo from campbell ca

    1 answer

    • A:

      The manufacturer recommends topically applying a ½ inch strip of ointment to the affected eye(s) 2 to 3 times daily regardless of weight or as directed by your veterinarian. Because it is a prescription medication, your puppy's veterinarian will determine the appropriate dosing. To apply the medication you may hold the container above the eye and gently squeeze ½ inch line of ointment along the inside of the lower eyelids. To avoid contamination, do not touch the tip of the container to the eye or eyelid.

      Thank you,

      Answered on 6/6/2014 by VetRxDirect from VetRxDirect
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