What is Terramicina Oxitetraciclina Polimixina B?

Not Medical Advice: Terramicina Oxitetraciclina Polimixina B or Terramycin (oxytetracycline and polymyxin B ophthalmic) are antibiotics used to treat bacterial eye infections. The brand name drug is no longer available in the U.S., but generic versions may still be available.

Terramycin is a tetracycline antibiotic. Common side effects include burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, eyelid itching, eyelid swelling or crusting, tearing, or sensitivity to light. Terramycin should be used only when prescribed by a doctor. Before using this medication, tell your doctor all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use.

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Updated on Monday, June 03 2013 at 04:13AM EDT
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