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Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:Statrol
Manufacturer:ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.
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Indications and Usage

STRATOL Ophthalmic Ointment is indicated in the topical treatment of infections of the external eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria.

Such infections encompass conjunctivitis, keratitis, and keratoconjunctivitis, blepharitis and blepharoconjunctivitis, acute meibomianitis and dacryocystitis.
Infection -- Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.

Conjunctivitis -- inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids and the anterior part of the sclera; also called pinkeye and redeye.

Keratitis -- Inflammation of the cornea.

Keratoconjunctivitis -- Simultaneous inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.

Blepharitis -- Inflammation of the eyelids.

Blepharoconjunctivitis --

Meibomianitis --

Dacryocystitis -- Inflammation of the lacrimal sac. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Contraindications

Epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella, and many other viral diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva.

Mycobacterial infection of the eye.

Fungal diseases of ocular structures.

Hypersensitivity to a component of the medication.
Dendritic keratitis -- A form of herpetic keratitis characterized by the formation of small vesicles which break down and coalesce to form recurring dendritic ulcers, characteristically irregular, linear, branching, and ending in knoblike extremities. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)

Vaccinia -- The cutaneous and occasional systemic reactions associated with vaccination using smallpox (variola) vaccine.

Chickenpox -- A highly contagious infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). It usually affects children, is spread by direct contact or respiratory route via droplet nuclei, and is characterized by the appearance on the skin and mucous membranes of successive crops of typical pruritic vesicular lesions that are easily broken and become scabbed. Chickenpox is relatively benign in children, but may be complicated by pneumonia and encephalitis in adults. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Virus Diseases -- A general term for diseases produced by viruses.

Corneal Diseases -- Diseases of the cornea.

Mycobacterium Infections -- Infections with bacteria of the genus MYCOBACTERIUM.

Mycoses -- disease caused by a fungus.

Hypersensitivity -- Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.

Warnings

NOT FOR INJECTION INTO THE EYE.

Should a sensitivity reaction occur, discontinue use.

Ophthalmic ointments may retard corneal wound healing.

Neomycin Sulfate may cause cutaneous sensitization.

Remove contact lenses before using.

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