Azithromycin Eye Ointment



Azithromycin Eye Ointment Uses

Acetylsalicylic Acid (azithromycin) is a type of antibiotic that belongs to the group of medicines known as macrolides. Macrolides work by destroying the bacteria that are causing the infection. It can be prescribed on prescription. It treats and prevents a serious type of infection called Mycobacteria (MAC). It works by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria. It will not work against viral infections like the common cold or flu. Many people are dealing with several different and dangerous bacterial infections. As a result, there is an increase in the need for antibiotics, and AZITHROMYCIN is considered one of the most effective antibiotics for treating bacterial infections. It is available in various forms such as eye drops, injections, tablets, capsules, and ointment. The medication’s dosage, amount, and duration depend on the type of bacterial infection and the patient’s medical condition. For the best results, the medication should be consumed on a regular schedule. Some people experience thrush in their mouth after taking an antibiotic. Symptoms may include redness, itching, and vaginal itching. If you experience thrush, please inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Direction to Use 

  • Azithromycin eye ointment is available for external use only.
  • The ointment tip should never be touched as it can potentially contaminate the contents inside. 
  • Apply Azithromycin eye ointment as directed by your medical healthcare professional do not use more or less than the prescribed, as it can increase the chances of side effects. 
  • If you forget to take your Azithromycin eye ointment, take it as soon as you can. If it’s almost time to take your next application, don’t take the missed dose. Go back to your usual routine. Don’t double the quantity 
  • To get the most out of this medication, use it regularly. To make it easier to remember, use Azithromycin eye ointment at the same time or times each day. Keep taking it too soon, it could cause your infection to come back. 
  • The quantity and the duration are based on your medical health, your physician will examine your medical condition and provide you with the best schedule suitable for you. 
  • Lying down, tilt your head back. With your index finger, gently pull the bottom of your eyelid into a pocket. Gently squeeze a small amount of the creme/ointment into your bottom eyelid pocket. Keep your eyes gently closed for about 1 to 2 minutes.

Side Effects

In addition to the desired effects, Azithromycin eye ointment may cause some undesirable side effects. Some of these side effects may not require medical attention and may resolve during treatment. Your doctor or pharmacist or lessen some of these advise you on ways to prevent or lessen some of these adverse reactions. If any of these side effects persist or are bothersome, or if you have questions about them, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Some common side effects are –

  • Itching
  • Burning or stinging sensation
  • Eye Irritation
  • Conjunctival hyperemia
  • Blurred vision
  • A feeling of sticky eye
  • A Feeling that there is something in the eye
  • Headache
  • Redness 
  • Burning eyes

These are some common effects that do not require medical attention but tell your doctor immediately if you are unsure or have any kind of question related to these effects. Tell your medical healthcare professional right away if you notice any kind of serious side effects such as –  

  • Blistering, high burning effects, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  • blurred vision
  • decreased vision
  • discharge from the eye
  • fever
  • headache
  • severe redness, itching, scaling, soreness, or swelling of the skin
  • pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  • painful irritation in the clear front part of the eye
  • skin rash
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • swelling of the face
  • swelling or puffiness of the eyes


  • Before taking this medication, please inform your physician or pharmacist about your medical history particularly if you have any kind of eye problem. 
  • Your vision may become blurry after taking this medication. You should avoid driving, operating machinery, or doing anything else that requires your eyes to be open until you are confident that you can do it safely. 
  • If you are allergic to azithromycin or any of the other macrolides antibiotics such as erythromycin, clarithromycin, or telithromycin, tell your doctor properly before starting the treatment.  It is important to consult your physician or pharmacist before taking any of these antibiotics. Additionally, it is important to note that some of the inactive ingredients in this product may cause allergic reactions and other problems. For more information, please consult your medical healthcare provider or pharmacist. 
  • Tell your doctor before taking Azithromycin eye ointment if you are pregnant, or breastfeeding mother, and also if you are planning to become a mother. It is only prescribed in these conditions when it is highly required


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