Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Anti-Infective Eye Preparations

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Anti-Infective Adult

Anti-Infective Eye Preparations - What is it for

Eye infections are commonly caused by bacteria, fungi or viruses. Most superficial eye infections can be treated with eye drops or eye ointments. Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate anti-infective eye preparations depending on the cause of infection.

Medication Class ​Medication Name (Examples)
AntibioticsAmikacin, Azithromycin, Cefazolin, Chloramphenicol, Chlortetracycline, Ciprofloxacin, Clarithromycin, Gentamicin, Fusidic acid, Levofloxacin, Moxifloxacin, Penicillin, Polymyxin, Tobramycin, Vancomycin
Anti-fungalsAmphotericin, Fluconazole, Natamycin
Anti-virals​Acyclovir, Ganciclovir
Antiseptics​Chlorhexidine, Hexamidine

Anti-Infective Eye Preparations - Additional Information

  • Updated on 6/27/2021 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

​If you take more than the recommended dose, please seek medical advice immediately. The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.

This article is jointly developed by members of the National Medication Information workgroup. The workgroup consists of cluster partners (National Healthcare Group, National University Health System and SingHealth), community pharmacies (Guardian, Unity and Watsons) and Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore. The content does not reflect drug availability and supply information in pharmacies and healthcare institutions. You are advised to check with the respective institutions for such information.

Find Your Medicines