Aureomycin Ophthalmic Ointment

Presentation: A pale, yellow, smooth, sterile ointment containing 1% chlortetracycline hydrochloride.

Uses: Aureomycin Ophthalmic Ointment is recommended for the treatment of New Forest Disease (Moraxella bovis infection) in cattle. For the treatment of ocular infections in cats and dogs.

Dosage and administration: For topical administration as an ophthalmic ointment.


Apply up to 1/4 of a tube (depending on the size of the animal) to the infected eye at least every 24 hours, or more frequently as the severity of the conditions demands, until healing is complete.

Cats and dogs

Applied to the infected eye three times daily is normally sufficient, but treatment may be given more frequently if the severity of the condition demands.

If no clinical improvement is seen after seven days, alternative therapy should be considered.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc: To avoid transmission of infection use a separate tube for each animal.

Withholding period

For meat—nil. For milk—nil.

Pharmaceutical precautions: Store at a temperature below 25°C, protected from light in original container.

The contents of the tube should not be used later than one month after opening.

Care should be taken to avoid contamination of the contents during use.

Keep out of the reach of children. For animal treatment only.

For external use only.

This preparation may cause a yellow staining of clothes.

Legal category: POM.

Package quantities: Available in packs of 12-3.5 g foil tubes.

Further information: Nil.

Marketing authorisation number: 0095/4050.

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