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Tetracin Tube Of 3gm Eye Ointment

3g Eye Ointment in Tube
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Tetracin 30 MG Description

Tetracin eye ointment is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes, such as conjunctivitis. It contains oxytetracycline as an active ingredient. This medicine works by inhibiting cell growth by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis. Tetracin Eye Ointment is meant for eye use and should be used externally only. Avoid touching the tip of the tube with your hands or your eye. Use this medicine always as recommended by your doctor, Do not use this medicine on your own.


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ContainsOxytetracycline(30.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsSensitivity to bright light, eye irritation, blurred vision, dry mouth
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Uses of Tetracin 30 MG

Tetracin eye ointment is used to treat bacterial eye infection such as conjunctivitis.

Side effects of Tetracin 30 MG

  • Sensitivity to bright light
  • Eye irritation
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth

Contraindications of Tetracin 30 MG

  • If you are allergic to oxytetracycline or any other ingredient of Tetracin Eye Ointment.
  • If you have Porphyria, a blood-related disease or receiving vitamin A an retinoid therapy.

Precautions and Warnings of Tetracin 30 MG



Can I use Tetracin eye ointment during pregnancy?
  • Tetracin eye ointment should be used in pregnant women only if recommended by the doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Tetracin eye ointment while breastfeeding?
Tetracin eye ointment should not be used in breastfeeding. This medicine should only be taken by breastfeeding women if recommended by the doctor.


Can I drive if I have applied Tetracin eye ointment?
Tetracin eye ointment may cause blurring of vision, affecting driving ability. If you experience any such side effects, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Tetracin eye ointment?
There is limited information on the interaction of alcohol with Tetracin eye ointment. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have Porphyria, a blood-related disease.
  • You are receiving vitamin A an retinoid therapy.
  • You are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • You are a child or an elderly person.

Directions for Use of Tetracin 30 MG

  • Use Tetracin eye ointment as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow the directions carefully and do not miss an application.
  • Wash your hand thoroughly before and after applying it.
  • Avoid touching your eyes to the tip of the tube.
  • The ointment must be kept clean to avoid infections.
  • Apply an exact amount of ointment into your eye as the doctor recommends.
  • Put back the cap tightly after applying it.
  • Slowly close your eyes for few minutes as recommended by the doctor so that the ointment will get absorbed.
  • Use clean tissue or cloth to wipe off any excess ointment from your face.

Storage and disposal of Tetracin 30 MG

  • Store Tetracin eye ointment in a cool and dry place below 25C.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

Dosage of Tetracin 30 MG


If you think you have applied too much of Tetracin eye ointment wash your eyes with lukewarm water.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking a dose of Tetracin eye ointment, take it as soon as possible.
  • Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Mode of Action of Tetracin 30 MG

How Does It Work?

Tetracin eye ointment works by inhibiting cell growth by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis.

Interactions of Tetracin 30 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Tetracin eye ointment is to be used externally it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always inform your doctor about any other medicines, herbals, or supplements that...
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Tetracin eye ointment used for?

A: Tetracin eye ointment is used for the treatment of external bacterial infection of the eye such conjunctivitis.

Q: Does Tetracin eye ointment need to be refrigerated?

A: Tetracin eye ointment can be stored cool and dry place below 25C, it does not need to be refrigerated.

Q: How long should I use Tetracin eye ointment?

A: You should use Tetracin eye ointment as long as the doctor has prescribed it to you. The dose and duration of this medicine is normally adjusted by the doctor depending on your condition. You should not use more than the recommended daily dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Can Tetracin eye ointment be used in children?

A: Tetracin eye ointment be can be used in children only if it is recommended by the doctor. Do not give this medicine to your child on your own.

Q: Can I stop Tetracin eye ointment on my own?

  • No, you should never stop taking Tetracin eye ointment on your own, even if you start feeling better.
  • Use this medicine as directed by the doctor for the duration as prescribed.
  • Stopping this medicine before the prescribed duration can cause reoccurrence of infection and treatment failure.

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Last Updated on: 27 December 2022 | 12:42 PM (IST)
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