It is highly effective in the treatment of corneal ulcers and conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains of microorganisms. It is also indicated in the treatment of Keratitis, Kerato-conjunctivitis, Blepharitis, Blepharo-conjunctivitis, Acute Meibomianitis, Dacryocystitis, and Prophylaxis of ocular infections due to Neisseria gonorrhoea or Chlamydia trachomatis, Prevention of ocular infections after removal of a corneal or physical agent before and after ocular surgery.
Dosage and administration:
Corneal Ulcers: On the first day, instill 2 drops in the affected eye every 15 minutes for the first 6 hours and then 2 drops into the affected eye every 30 minutes for the reminder of the day. On the second day, instill 2 drops in the affected eye hourly. On the third through the fourteenth day, place two drops in the affected eye every four hours. If the patients needed to be treated for more than 14 days, physician should be consulted for opinion but for either indication a maximum duration of 21 days is recommended. Superficial Ocular Infection/Conjunctivitis: The usual dose is instillation of 1 or 2 drops into the conjunctival sac of the affected eye every 2 hours while awake for two days and 1 or 2 drops every four hours while awake for the next five days.