Erythromycin Ophthalmic Ointment 0.5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Erythromycin: Ophthalmic ointment (0.5%)

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Erythromycin 0.5% Ophth Oint
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Erythromycin 0.5% Ophth Oint

What is this Medicine?

ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It also prevents a certain type of eye infection that can occur in some babies.

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Erythromycin 0.5% Ophthalmic Ointment

NDC: 242080910
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Store in original container
Store upright
Erythromycin 0.5% Ophthalmic Ointment
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