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OPHTHALMIA NEONATORUM
Ophthalmia neonatorum is conjunctivitis occurring in a newborn during the first month of life.
It is also called neonatal conjunctivitis.
Organisms causing neonatal conjunctivitis are usually acquired from the infected birth canal of the mother during vaginal delivery, though some may acquire the infection from their immediate surroundings.
It is one of the leading cause of blindness in infants via corneal ulceration and subsequent opacification or perforation and endophthalmitis.

Ophthalmia Neonatorum Drug Information

Drug Information
Axcel Erythromycin ES
erythromycin ethylsuccinate

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections caused by Strep pyogenes & Strep pneumoniae; pertussis caused by B...

Indication: Lower resp tract, skin & skin structure, bone & joint & intra-abdominal infections, UTI, meningiti...

Indication: Ocular infections involving conjunctiva &/or cornea due to susceptible organisms.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract, ear & oral, eye, veneral, skin & soft tissue, GI infections. Osteomyelit...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections; skin & soft tissue & other infections. Adjunct to antitoxin, ...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections, skin & soft tissue infections, ear & oral infections.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections, skin & soft tissue infections, ENT infections, UTI.

Indication: Ocular infections involving conjunctiva &/or cornea caused by chlorampenicol-susceptible organisms

Indication: Infections of the resp tract, GUT, GIT, biliary tract, kidneys, bone & joint, soft tissue, skin & woun...

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