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Treats infections of your eyelid or cornea (surface of your eye).
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of the used medicine container and any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment.
You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often.
Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.
If you have scaling or crusting on your eyelids, remove it with a clean cotton ball or soft cloth before using the medicine.
Lie down or tilt your head back.
With your index finger, pull down the lower lid of your eye to form a pocket.
To use the ointment: Hold the tip of the tube close to your eye with the other hand.
Avoid touching the tip of the tube to your eye or finger.
Squeeze a ribbon of ointment into the pocket between your lower lid and eyeball.
Close your eyes for 1 to 2 minutes.
Wipe the tip with a clean tissue and close the tube tightly.
Keep the tube tightly closed when you are not using it.
Do not use this medicine for longer than your doctor tells you to.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Increased redness, puffiness, or crusting of your eyelids.
Worsening eye discomfort or irritation.
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to bacitracin.
If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can.
If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.
Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
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