Oxytetracycline Ointment 1% (oksitetratsiklin ointment) in veterinary.

Each g of ointment contains 10 mg (1000ME) oxytetracyclinein the form of hydrochloride

The ointment by its appearance is a dense homogeneous mass of light-yellow to brown color. The drug is pre-packed in polymer container by 100 and 500 g.

The drug should be stored in a dry and dark place, away from children at the temperature range from +4°C to +25°C. Shelf-life is 1 year under specified storage conditions.


Oxytetracycline as an ingredient in the ointment is an antibiotic with a wide range of action, it is active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms, Rickettsia, TRIC agents and ornithosis.

Mechanism of antibacterial action is inhibition of microbial cell’s protein synthesis at the ribosome level.

The ointment is applied by glass spatula on lower animal’s eyelid and by gentle massaging motion with cotton swab it is distributed from eyelid outer side throughout conjunctival sac.

The ointment is used 3-5 times a day until recovery. The ointment dosage is 0.2 to 0.4 g per animal depending on severity of disease.

The ointment is used in treatment of eye infections in animals: conjunctivitis, blepharitis, trachoma, corneal and other eye disease caused by pathogens sensitive to oxytetracycline.

The ointment causes no complications and has no side effects.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: There are no contraindications.

SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS: Restricted use is animal’s individual hypersensitivity to oxytetracycline.

Slaughter of animals for meat and use of milk for human consumption during ointment applying is not restricted.