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Opticlox Eye Ointment 16.7%

Opticlox Eye Ointment 16.7%
5g Syringe

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  • 5g Syringe £5.50

Description

Opticlox Eye Ointment 16.7% can be purchased from VioVet at fantastic prices. With free delivery on most orders and a wide range of products available, you can buy with confidence from VioVet!

Presentation


A smooth sterile cream for ophthalmic use.
Each 5g syringe contains:

16.7% w/w Cloxacillin (as cloxacillin benzathine 21.3% w/w) In a long- acting base

Cloxacillin Benzathine is a semi-synthetic penicillin derived from 6 amino-penicillanic acid.

Uses


For the treatment of eye infections caused by Staphylococcus spp., and Bacillus spp., in cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and cats.

Dosage & Administration


For topical administration only.

Evert the lower eyelid and instil a steady flow of ointment into the lower conjunctival sac.

Withdrawal Period


Withdrawal period: Meat/milk - Nil.

Contraindictions, Warnings etc


Operator Warning - Penicillin/Cephalosporin Sensitivity:

Penicillins and cephalosporins may cause hypersensitivity (allergy) following injection, inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. Hypersensitivity to penicillins may lead to crossreactions to cephalosporins and vice versa. Allergic reactions to these substances may occasionally be serious.

1. Do not handle this product if you know you are sensitised or if you have been advised not to work with such preparations.
2. Handle this product with great care to avoid exposure, taking all recommended precautions.
3. If you develop symptoms following exposure such as a skin rash, you should seek medical advice and show the doctor this warning. Swelling of the face, lips or eyes or difficulty with breathing, are more serious symptoms and require urgent medical attention.

Wash hands after use.

Pharmaceutical Precautions


Do not store above 25ºC. Each syringe should be used on one occasion only.

Unused ointment should be discarded after treatment.

For external use only.

Dispose of any unused product and empty containers in accordance with guidance from your local waste regulation authority.

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Medication Datasheets

5g Syringe

Opticlox Eye Ointment 16.7% w/w

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Active substance(s): Cloxacillin 16.7% w/w(as cloxacillin benzathine)21.3% w/wequivalent to 835 mg cloxacillin.Excipients:For a full list of excipients, see section Pharmaceutical Particulars

Active substance(s):

Cloxacillin

16.7% w/w

(as cloxacillin benzathine)

21.3% w/w

equivalent to 835 mg cloxacillin.

Excipients:

For a full list of excipients, see section Pharmaceutical Particulars

Pharmaceutical form

Eye ointment.

A smooth sterile cream for ophthalmic use.

Clinical particulars

Target species

Horses

Cattle

Sheep

Dogs

Cats

Indications for use, specifying the target species

Opticlox Eye Ointment is indicated for the treatment of eye infections in cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and cats caused by Staphylococcus spp and Bacillus spp.

Contra-indications

None, according to available data.

Special Warnings for each target species

No special warnings.

Special precautions for use

Special precautions for use in animals

For external use only.

Wherever possible, Opticlox Eye Ointment should only be used based on susceptibility testing.

Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals

Operator warning - penicillin/cephalosporin sensitivity:

Penicillins and cephalosporins may cause hypersensitivity (allergy) following, inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. Hypersensitivity to penicillins may lead to cross reactions to cephalosporins and vice versa.

Allergic reactions to these substances may occasionally be serious.

Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness)

None, according to available data.

Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay

Opticlox Eye Ointment can be safely administered to pregnant and lactating animals.

Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction

None known.

Amounts to be administered and administration route

For topical administration only.

Evert the lower eyelid and instill a steady flow of ointment into the lower conjunctival sac. Normally a single application only is required, but treatment may be repeated after 48 - 72 hours if necessary.

Dosage guide:

For animals with only a single infected eye it is recommended, to prevent cross infection, that both eyes be treated, treating the uninfected eye first to avoid transferring the infection. Each syringe to be used once only.

Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), if necessary

No treatment specified.

Withdrawal period

Cattle and Sheep (Milk): Zero hours.

Cattle, Sheep and Horses (Meat): Zero days.

Pharmacological particulars

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Antibiotics

ATC Vet Code: QS01AA90

Pharmacodynamic properties

Cloxacillin is active against Penicillin G resistant staphylococci. It binds to membrane bound proteins known as Penicillin-binding proteins (PBP's).

Pharmaceutical particulars

List of excipients

Aluminium Stearate

Liquid Paraffin

Incompatibilities

None known.

Shelf life

Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years.

Special precautions for storage

Do not store above 25°C.

Each syringe should be used on one occasion only.

Unused ointment should be discarded after treatment.

Nature and composition of immediate packaging

A white low-density polyethylene syringe with a snap on cap containing 5g of a smooth sterile cream.

Special precautions for the disposal of unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from the use of such products

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Marketing Authorisation Holder (if different from distributor)

Norbrook Laboratories Limited

Station Works

Newry

Co. Down

BT35 6JP

Marketing Authorisation Number

Vm 02000/4075

Date of the first authorisation or date of renewal

17th December 1986

Date of revision of the text

19th November 2008

Any other information

Nil.

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Delivery Information

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Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.

Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

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