Cortisporin Eye Ointment, Uses and Side Effects

Cortisporin eye ointment for bacterial infection

Cortisporin eye ointement is produced by GSK, which contains polymyxin + bacitracin + neomycin + hydrocortisone + petrolatum base. It is being used for the symptomatic condition of the inflammatory eye and its adnexa and where bacterial infection or a risk of bacterial ocular infection exists. It contains antibiotic ingredients, which stops growing of bacteria in eye. 

Side Effects

Localized hypersensitivity reactions including itching and conjunctival erythema. Increased intra-ocular pressure, cataract, and secondary infection may occur. 


Hypersensitivity to any constituent. Herpes simplex keratitis, and other viral, fungal, or mycobacterial diseases or cornea and conguctive. After uncomplicated removal of the corneal foreign body. Its use is not recommended in neonates.

Precautions & Warnings

Prolonged use may result in overgrowth of the non-susceptible organism. Caution required in infants and where access to intraocular fluids could occur. Secondly, if you find no improvenment in your condition within 2-3 days, just consult your doctor, so he/she can change the medication. 

Note: Wash your hand before applying thin layer of film on effect area. 

Cortisporin Eye Ointment

Cortisporin Eye Ointment

Cortisporin Eye Ointement Polymyxin
CompositionsEach gram Contains
Polymyxin B Sulphate BP 5000 units
Bacitracin Zinc BP 400 units
Neomycin Sulphate BP 3400 units
Hydrocortisone BP 10mg
Perolatum Base to 1.0g
SymptomsInfection, Red Eyes, Infected Eyes, Pain in Eyes
DoseApply thin layer on effected eye
Retail PriceRs 30