Label: statrol- neomycin sulfate and polymyxin B sulfate ointment
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STATROL® (Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates Ophthalmic Ointment, USP) is a sterile ophthalmic drug combining two antibacterials in ointment form.
Each gram of ointment contains: Active: Neomycin Sulfate equivalent to 3.5 mg Neomycin base, Polymyxin B Sulfate equal to 10,000 polymyxin B units.
Preservatives: Methylparaben 0.05%, Propylparaben 0.01%. Inactive: White Petrolatum, Anhydrous Liquid Lanolin. DM-01
The anti-infective components in STATROL Ophthalmic Ointment provide action against specific organisms susceptible to them. Polymyxin B Sulfate and Neomycin Sulfate are active in vitro against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella/Enterobacter species, Neisseria species, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This product does not provide adequate coverage against: Serratia marcescens, Streptococci, including Streptococcus pneumoniae.
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
STRATOL Ophthalmic Ointment is indicated in the topical treatment of infections of the external eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria. Such infections encompass conjunctivitis, keratitis, and keratoconjunctivitis, blepharitis and blepharoconjunctivitis, acute meibomianitis and dacryocystitis.
As with other antibiotic preparations, prolonged use may result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms including fungi. If superinfection occurs, appropriate measures should be initiated. Whenever clinical judgment dictates; the patient should be examined with the aid of magnification, such as slit lamp biomicroscopy, and, where appropriate, corneal staining.
Information for Patients
This product is sterile when packaged. To prevent contamination, care should be taken to avoid touching the tube tip to eyelids or to any other surface. The use of this tube by more than one person may spread infection. Keep tube tightly closed when not in use. Keep out of the reach of children.
Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility
Long-term studies in animals to evaluate carcinogenic or mutagenic potential have not been conducted with Polymyxin B Sulfate. Treatment of cultured human lymphocytes in-vitro with neomycin increased the frequency of chromosome aberrations at the highest concentrations (80 µg/mL) tested; however, the effects of neomycin on carcinogenesis and mutagenesis in humans are unknown.
Polymyxin B Sulfate has been reported to impair the motility of equine sperm, but its effects on male or female fertility are unknown.
Pregnancy Category C.
Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with STATROL® (Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates Ophthalmic Ointment, USP). It is also not known whether Neomycin Sulfate and/or Polymyxin B Sulfate can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. STATROL Ophthalmic Ointment should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
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- DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
STATROL (Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates Ophthalmic Ointment, USP) in 3.5 g ophthalmic tube: NDC 0065-0624-36.
STORAGE: Store at 46° - 80°F (8° - 27°C).
Federal (USA) law prohibits dispensing without prescription.
ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.
Fort Worth, Texas; 76134; USA
Revised: June 1995
Printed in USA
INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
neomycin sulfate and polymyxin b sulfate ointment
Product Information Product Type HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0065-0624 Route of Administration OPHTHALMIC Active Ingredient/Active Moiety Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength neomycin sulfate (UNII: 057Y626693) (neomycin - UNII:I16QD7X297) 3.5 mg in 1 g polymyxin B sulfate (UNII: 19371312D4) (polymyxin B - UNII:J2VZ07J96K) 10000 in 1 g Inactive Ingredients Ingredient Name Strength methylparaben (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T) propylparaben (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH) white petrolatum (UNII: 4T6H12BN9U) anhydrous liquid lanolin () Packaging # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date 1 NDC:0065-0624-36 3.5 g in 1 TUBE Labeler - ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.