Drug Index

Natamycin

 
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Mechanism :

Natamycin is a macrolide antibiotic with antifungal properties. It is used to treat fungal infections of the eye.


Indication :

• Fungal conjunctivitis

• Blepharitis

• Keratitis


Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity.


Dosing :

Safety and efficacy not established in children.

1 drop (0.5% w/v) is instilled in each eye 1-2 hourly.


Adverse Effect :

Hypersensitivity (conjunctival chemosis, hyperemia), ocular irritation.


Interaction :

None.


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