Cortecyclin Oint 3 gm
|Generic For||Cortecyclin Oint|
|Generic Name||Tetracycline + Hydrocortisone|
Cortecyclin Oint - 3 gm
Cortecyclinis an eye ointment prescribed for the treatment of skin irritations. It is beneficial for treating eye infections, inflammation, skin infections, rashes, and other skin conditions. This medicine may also be used for other purposes not listed in the medication guide. The ointment contains hydrocortisone and tetracycline as the active ingredients which make this a combination topical treatment for skin infections. Its regular application controls acne, treats infections and help you get rid of irritation associated with skin infections, inflammations, and rashes. It is an antibiotic medication which treats a variety of bacterial infections and acne.
Clinical Uses of Cortecyclin Ointment
Infections that develop because of bacteria can be effectively treated with Cortecyclinointment. The medicine is an antibiotic and is useful in treating, and preventing the following conditions:
- Eye infections
- Skin Irritations
- Infections of the skin
Remember that this combination antibiotic drug may also be prescribed for other purposes as well.
This antibiotic medicine should be used exactly as your health care provider told you to. If used for an eye infection, apply inside the lower eyelid to produce a local effect directly on the eye. When used for skin irritation, a thin layer needs to be applied to the affected part of the skin. Make sure you apply the ointment on clean skin. You need to rub the preparation gently to get it properly absorbed. Wash your hands before and after using this topical drug. Patients are advised to apply the antibiotic formulation until the symptoms of bacterial infection disappear completely or as instructed by their health care provider.
Information given here is based on the clinical trials and reports of the medicinal use of this antibiotic agent. Effects and uses of Cortecyclin ointment may vary from person to person. It is wise to consult a health care specialist who is an expert in treating skin irritation.
Possible Side Effects
A few possible side effects that you may experience with the use of this combination of antibiotic medicine are a pain, swelling, and redness. These side effects are possible but do not always affect you. You may get other side effects as well that are not mentioned in this medication guide, so it is necessary to speak to your health care provider if you observe any side effect. He/she advise you further to control the situation.
Before using this ointment, let your health care specialist know about your pre-existing or current health conditions including pregnancy status, and upcoming surgery, etc. Some medical conditions of your may make you more susceptible to the side effects of this combination drug. Important points that need to be considered while using the antibiotic medicine include:
- Do not apply the ointment on wounds and cuts
- Always wash your hands before and after applying the formulation. Make sure you apply on the dry skin area.
- You are not allowed to wash the treated area immediately after applying the ointment. Also, do not use other topical preparations or cosmetics on the treated area unless directed by your health care provider.