Orbenin
3g Tube

  • 3g Tube £6.49

Description

This product is sourced in the United Kingdom and is intended for use in the United Kindgom only.

Orbenin Ophthalmic Eye Ointment is for the treatment of a range of bacterial infections in the eyes of cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and cats.

It is supplied in 3g tubes of ointment.

Presentation

Orbenin Ophthalmic Eye Ointment 16.67% w/w is a sterile off-white, viscous stable suspension of Cloxacillin Benzathine in a non-irritant ophthalmic base with 3% aluminium stearate. It is presented as tubes containing 500 mg cloxacillin (16.67% w/w) as the benzathine salt, in 3 g of suspension.

Uses

Orbenin Ophthalmic Eye Ointment is effective against a range of bacteria (including Moraxella spp.) commonly isolated from the eyes of cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and cats. It is bactericidal in action and its formulation facilitates persistence of effective cloxacillin levels following a single application. The product is indicated for the treatment of ocular infections in cattle, sheep, horses, dogs and cats where susceptible organisms (including Moraxella spp.) are suspected or anticipated as pathogens. A particular indication, therefore, is treatment of New Forest Disease in cattle.

Dosage and administration

For external use only. Evert the lower eyelid and instil the ointment liberally into the lower conjunctival sac (e.g., approximately ¼ to ½ tube per eye in cattle and horses, ¼ tube per eye in sheep and 1/10 of a tube per eye in dogs and cats). For the treatment of New Forest Disease in cattle and Contagious Ophthalmia (`Pink Eye') in sheep, one application only is normally required; but treatment may be repeated at intervals of 48 hours in cattle and 72 hours in sheep if necessary. Treatment should be repeated at 24 hourly intervals in dogs, cats and horses. If the animal only has one infected eye, it may be advisable to treat both eyes to prevent cross infection. In such cases, it is better to treat the uninfected eye first to avoid transferring infection via the tube nozzle.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

Nil.

Withdrawal period

Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment. Cattle, sheep and horses may only be slaughtered for human consumption after last treatment. Milk: cattle and sheep: zero hours. Meat: cattle, sheep & horses: zero days.

Operator warnings

Penicillins and cephalosporins may cause hypersensitivity (allergy) following injection, 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. Do not handle this product if you know you are sensitised, or if you have been advised not to work with such preparations. Handle this product with great care to avoid exposure, taking all recommended precautions. 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 25°C. Dispose of any unused product and empty containers in accordance with guidance from your local waste regulatory authority. Any contents remaining 28 days after first opening should be discarded. Care should be taken to avoid contamination of the contents during use. Keep out of the sight and reach of children. For animal treatment only.

Legal Category

POM-V

Packaging quantities

Boxes containing 12 syringes.

Further information

The consistency of Orbenin Ophthalmic Eye Ointment ensures even distribution of ointment across the cornea and the conjunctival mucosae. Effective cloxacillin levels are maintained for sufficient time, after only one application, to effect a cure in the majority of cases of New Forest Disease and Contagious Ophthalmia. Treatment of a batch of 'in-contact' cattle or sheep, at the time clinical signs first appear in some individuals, may reduce the overall severity of outbreaks of ocular disease on a herd/flock basis.

Need help or advice? Contact us:

  • Landline: 01582 842096
  • Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Email: [email protected]

All prices include VAT where applicable.

Delivery Information

How quickly do you deliver?

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 air freight restrictions aerosols cannot ever be sent abroad 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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