Tiacil Eye Drops

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Tiacil ophthalmic solution is a sterile, colourless viscous liquid. Each 1.0 ml contains gentamicin sulphate 3.0 mg, trometamol 6.0 mg, disodium edetate (EDTA) 5.0 mg.


Gentamicin sulphate is a broad spectrum antibiotic of the aminoglycoside group. Tiacil ophthalmic solution is indicated for the treatment of blepharitis, conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis (including post-operative keratitis) and anterior uveitis, in dogs, cats and rabbits.

Dosage and administration

One or two drops directly into the conjunctival sac three times a day until control is achieved, which in most cases can be expected after 5 to 7 days.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

Not for use in rabbits intended for human consumption. Where possible, in vitro sensitivity tests should be undertaken prior to treatment. Ocular re-examination should be made at frequent intervals during prolonged therapy.

For animal treatment only.

Pharmaceutical precautions

Store below 25°C. Care should be taken to avoid contamination of the contents during use. Any contents remaining one month after the date on which the container was first opened should be discarded.

Keep out of the reach of children. Dispose of used or unused product safely.

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Packaging Quantities

Tiacil ophthalmic solution is supplied in 5 ml vials.

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Tiacil for Bearded Dragons 16th Dec 2013

Can we use the Virbac Tiacil Drops for reptiles(Bearded Dragons)? Our Vet recommended them.

John Cousins
  • Veterinary Surgeon at VioVet

Yes that is perfectly OK if your Beardies have an infection which is likely to be susceptible to topically applied gentamycin. This antibiotic is often used in reptiles. You do not say what you are trying to treat. Tiacil is usually used for superficial infections of the eyes (conjunctivitis) and can be used in reptiles. It is not licensed for use in reptiles, but very few drugs are, so if you want to use an effective medication, this is a good choice.