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This drug may also be prescribed for rabbits or other pets. Prescription Gentamicin Ophthalmic Ointment is a topical antibiotic that effectively stops the growth of bacteria that cause eye infections.
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.
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.
Gentamicin is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand varies from order to order and variation to variation. VetRxDirect is unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.