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EGOCIN 0.3% Ointment 15g

Oxytetracycline (Dihydrate):0.3%w/w | Antibacterials topical

Manufactured / Marketed By : Krka-Pak Product Form : OintmentPack Size : 15gIngredients : Oxytetracycline (Dihydrate):0.3%w/wGeneric Category : Antibacterials topical

How it works

EGOCIN 0.3% Ointment 15g by stopping the growth of bacteria by interrupting protein synthesis.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for EGOCIN 0.3% Ointment 15g

  • Eye irritation
  • Dry eyes rare
  • Blurred vision rare
  • Eye discharge and itching rare
  • Eye discomfort rare

Uses of EGOCIN 0.3% Ointment 15g

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of conjunctivitis or pink eye, which is an inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva, caused by bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus epidermis, etc.


Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency have been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to EGOCIN 0.3% Ointment 15g , or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.


Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Contact lenses

    Usage of contact lenses is not recommended in patients suffering from an eye infection.

  • Drug resistance

    Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing benefits and may even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of developing bacteria that are drug-resistant.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision in some patients. If you experience blurred vision during treatment with this medicine, it is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery until your vision is clear.


  • Missed Dose

    Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

General Instructions

Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness


Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver EGOCIN 0.3% Ointment 15g. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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