Dosing & Uses
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Pull down the lower lid of the affected eye and apply a small amount (one-fourth inch) of ointment to the inside of lower eyelid
Safety and efficacy not established
Frequency Not Defined
Remove contact lenses before use
Discontinue if eye pain, vision changes, or persistent irritation/redness occurs
Discontinue if condition worsens or persists >72 hr
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category: C
Lactation: not known if distributed in milk
Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of health professional before using OTC drugs
A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.
B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.
C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.
D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.
X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.
NA:Information not available.
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