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Triple antibiotics, three different antibiotics in one package, are creams or ointments for use on skin or eyes; you've probably used them. These products are used on cats with eye infections or minor skin wounds. When used on the skin, they are simply called triple antibiotics. When used for eye infections, they're called triple antibiotic ophthalmic ointments.
B.N.P. Triple Antibiotic Ophthalmic is FDA-approved for veterinary use in dogs and cats. It is a prescription medication available as a sterile eye ointment. The sterile ointment is usually applied as a thin film to the eye 3 or 4 times a day. It is used in the treatment of superficial bacterial infections of the eyelid and conjunctiva in dogs and cats when due to organisms susceptible to the antibiotics contained in the ointment. Laboratory tests should be conducted including in vitro culturing and susceptibility tests on samples collected prior to treatment. Contact your veterinarian if your pet's symptoms begin to get worse or if you do not see any improvement to your pet's condition after a few days. Do not touch the tube opening to any surface, including eyes and hands. The tube opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in the eye.
Before using B.N.P. Triple Antibiotic Ophthalmic Ointment, tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given other eye ointments or eye medications. Sensitivity is rare, however if a reaction occurs, discontinue use. As with any antibiotic preparation, prolonged use may result in the overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms, including fungi. Appropriate measures should be taken if this occurs. If infection does not respond to treatment in two or three days, the diagnosis and therapy should be re-evaluated. If your pet has swelling of the face or itching, or appears to have difficulty breathing, contact your veterinarian immediately. Care should be taken not to contaminate the applicator tip of the tube during application. Do not allow the applicator tip to come in contact with any tissue. Do not use this product as a pre-surgical ocular lubricant. Adverse reactions of ocular irritation and corneal ulceration have been reported in association with such use. Serious hypersensitivity (anaphylactic) reactions have been reported in cats within 4 hours of application of antibiotic ophthalmic preparations. Some of these reactions have resulted in death. Another topical antibiotic ointment prescribed for treatinginfections and symptoms related to feline conjunctivitis. Thispetroleum-based medication contains the antibiotics Polymyxin B andOxytetracycline, which work by killing off infection-causing bacteria. is often recommended to treat mild cases of bacterial eyeinfections in cats. Use this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Wash your hands prior to using the eye ointment. Apply a thin film of over the cornea three to four times daily in dogs and cats. The area should be properly cleansed prior to use. Foreign bodies, crusted exudates and debris should be carefully removed. Store B.N.P. Triple Antibiotic Ophthalmic Ointment at 59° - 77 °F., away from moisture and heat. Keep the tube properly capped. Neobacimyx is a brand name ophthalmic ointment with multiple ingredients for dogs and cats. Neobacimyx has the same three antibiotics as BNP - bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin - for effectiveness against a wider range of bacterial infections including infections of the eye lid.