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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about ILOTYCIN

What is ILOTYCIN?

What is ILOTYCIN?

ILOTYCIN is the brand name for erythromycin and is available as an ophthalmic ointment.

What dosages is ILOTYCIN available in?

What dosages is ILOTYCIN available in?

ILOTYCIN is available as a 0.5% ophthalmic ointment.

What is ILOTYCIN used for?

What is ILOTYCIN used for?

ILOTYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic and is used to treat a bacterial eye infection, and to prevent pink eye (conjunctivitis) in newborns who might be exposed to certain sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) from their mothers during birth.

How does ILOTYCIN work?

How does ILOTYCIN work?

ILOTYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria by preventing them from making proteins that they need to survive.

How do I take ILOTYCIN?

How do I take ILOTYCIN?

ILOTYCIN is typically dosed as 1 centimeter of ointment in the affected eye(s) up to 6 times a day, depending on how serious the infection is.

Is it safe for me to take ILOTYCIN?

Is it safe for me to take ILOTYCIN?

ILOTYCIN is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

ILOTYCIN Common Side Effects

ILOTYCIN Common Side Effects

Common side effects of ILOTYCIN include:

  • Mild eye irritations
  • Eye redness
ILOTYCIN Serious Side Effects

ILOTYCIN Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with ILOTYCIN. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following:

  • Severe allergic reaction such as swollen eyelids, redness, itching, rash, shortness of breath
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ILOTYCIN

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ILOTYCIN

  • There are no major drug interactions listed for ILOTYCIN. However, you should always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes ILOTYCIN?

Who makes ILOTYCIN?

Perrigo

Is ILOTYCIN safe in pregnancy?

Is ILOTYCIN safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if ILOTYCIN will harm your unborn baby. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.

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