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Anti-Infective Eye Preparations

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Anti-Infective Adult

Anti-Infective Eye Preparations - What is it for

Eye infections are commonly caused by bacteria, fungi or viruses. Most superficial eye infections can be treated with eye drops or eye ointments. Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate anti-infective eye preparations depending on the cause of infection.

Medication Class ​Medication Name (Examples)
AntibioticsAmikacin, Azithromycin, Cefazolin, Chloramphenicol, Chlortetracycline, Ciprofloxacin, Clarithromycin, Gentamicin, Fusidic acid, Levofloxacin, Moxifloxacin, Penicillin, Polymyxin, Tobramycin, Vancomycin
Anti-fungalsAmphotericin, Fluconazole, Natamycin
Anti-virals​Acyclovir, Ganciclovir
Antiseptics​Chlorhexidine, Hexamidine

Anti-Infective Eye Preparations - Additional Information

  • Updated on Sunday, June 27, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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