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Can erythromycin opthalmic ointmnt be used for pink eye?

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Dr. Dean Bonsall
Ophthalmology - Pediatric
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, if you are allergic to other meds, it is also good for corneal abrasions.

In brief: Yes

Yes, if you are allergic to other meds, it is also good for corneal abrasions.
Dr. Dean Bonsall
Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Erythromycin ointment can be effective for bacterial conjunctivitis.
It has no effect on viral or allergic conjunctivitis. Most cases of conjunctivitis are not bacterial.

In brief: Yes

Erythromycin ointment can be effective for bacterial conjunctivitis.
It has no effect on viral or allergic conjunctivitis. Most cases of conjunctivitis are not bacterial.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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