Label: TETRANEXT- tetracycline hydrochloride ointment

  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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Updated February 3, 2017

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    Drug Facts

  • Active Ingredient

    Tetracycline hydrochloride 3%

  • Purpose

    First aid antibiotic ointment

  • Uses

    First aid to help prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes and burns

  • Warnings

    For external use only

    Do not use

    • in the eyes
    • if you are allergic to any of the ingredients
    • over large areas of the body
    • Longer than 1 week unless directed by a physician

    Ask a physician before use if you have

    • deep or puncture wounds
    • animal bites
    • serious burns

    Stop use and ask a physician if

    • condition persists or gets worse
    • rash or other allergic reaction occurs

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    • Clean the infected area
    • Remove the twist cap from one vial
    • Apply a small amount of this product (an amount equal to the surface area of the finger) on the area 1 to 3 times daily, or as directed by a physician
    • Discard vial after use
    • May be covered with a sterile bandage
  • Other Information

    • Store at room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • Inactive Ingredients

    Water, glycerin, hydroxethylcellulose, chlor-hexide gluconate, glucono delta lactone, methylparaben, sodium hydroxide, dipropylene glycol, dimethyl sulfoxide, sorbic acid, ascorbic acid, magnesium stearate, stearic acid

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  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 0.3 mL Vial Carton



    Tetracycline HCl 3% | First Aid Ointment


    20 single-use vials - 0.3 mL each
    NDC 70598-001-20

    PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 0.3 mL Vial Carton
    tetracycline hydrochloride ointment
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:70598-001
    Route of AdministrationTOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Tetracycline Hydrochloride (UNII: P6R62377KV) (Tetracycline - UNII:F8VB5M810T) Tetracycline Hydrochloride30 mg  in 1 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    Water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    glycerin (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    hydroxymethyl cellulose (UNII: 273FM27VK1)  
    chlorhexidine gluconate (UNII: MOR84MUD8E)  
    gluconolactone (UNII: WQ29KQ9POT)  
    methylparaben (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    sodium hydroxide (UNII: 55X04QC32I)  
    dipropylene glycol (UNII: E107L85C40)  
    dimethyl sulfoxide (UNII: YOW8V9698H)  
    sorbic acid (UNII: X045WJ989B)  
    ascorbic acid (UNII: PQ6CK8PD0R)  
    magnesium stearate (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    stearic acid (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorBROWN (Light brown) Score    
    FlavorImprint Code
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:70598-001-2020 in 1 CARTON08/01/2016
    10.3 mL in 1 BOTTLE, UNIT-DOSE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:70598-001-055 in 1 CARTON08/01/2016
    20.3 mL in 1 BOTTLE, UNIT-DOSE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart333B08/01/2016
    Labeler - Saxet Pharmaceuticals (080032028)