Gyne Lotrimin

Garamycin Ophthalmic Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Garamycin Ophthalmic, an antibiotic is used to applied to the eye for treatment of infections such as conjunctivitis and other eye infections.

Garamycin Ophthalmic Dosage

  • If you are using Garamycin Ophthalmic Solution, then you should put 1 or 2 drops into the affected eye every 4 hours.
  • If you are using Garamycin Ophthalmic Ointment, then you should apply a thin strip--about one-third inch--of ointment to the affected eye 2 or 3 times a day.

Uses of Garamycin Ophthalmic

  • It is used to treats the eye infections.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Garamycin Ophthalmic

Before taken Garamycin Ophthalmic medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Garamycin Ophthalmic. Side effects may include:

  • Occasional eye irritation
  • Redness and swelling
  • Occasional burning or stinging

Warnings and precautions before taking Garamycin Ophthalmic:

  • If you are using this medication continued or prolonged, then it may result in a growth of bacteria or fungi and can cause a second infection. If you develop any symptoms, then you should notify your doctor.
  • Ophthalmic ointments may slow corneal healing.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported. But if you are using Garamycin Ophthalmic with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Garamycin Ophthalmic with other drugs that may also cause eye infections.


Although there is no information on overdose with Garamycin ophthalmic products. But after used Garamycin Ophthalmic if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

To access our dictionary, click on the first letter of the drug name:

A :: B :: C :: D :: E :: F :: G :: H :: I :: J :: K :: L :: M :: N :: O :: P :: Q :: R :: S :: T :: U :: V :: W :: X :: Y :: Z


Drugs || Contact Us ||

(c)Copyright Drugsdiary.org All rights reserved.

Disclaimer - The information on this site is for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. Visitors on this site are urged to consult with their healthcare practitioner in all instances. We will not be liable for any complications, or other medical accidents arising from the use of any information on this web site.