Benefits: ;is an antibiotic used for managing susceptible bacterial infections of the eye and eyelid could be used in dogs for the effective treatment of superficial ocular infections of the conjunctiva or cornea caused by bacterial strains such as N. gonorrhoeae or C. trachomatis. Precautions Erythromicin is contraindicated in animals with a known hypersensitivity to this drug or those, which are allergic to dyes or preservatives. It should not be used in the eyes, if the pet is already suffering from a viral or fungal eye infection as it is effective only for bacterial infections. Its safety in pregnant and nursing pets is not established hence it is advisable to take the veterinarian's advice in this regard.The sterility of the medicine should be strictly maintained and the applicator should not come into contact with the eyes of the pet. The medicine should not be used more often than directed and the full course of treatment has to be completed even if the condition improves. Side Effects Serious side effects are rare during treatment with this medication. However, some minor side effects such as blurred vision, burning, irritation, itching or redness of eyes and sensitivity to light may occur. In such cases, the veterinarian could be consulted to decide the future course of action. ; Erythromycin Opthalmic Ointment USP 0.5% 3.5g. I do not receive this product or any others in exchange for this article, I do get a commission for readers clicking the buy now links which helps to differ the cost of hosting this blog and I sincerely hope this article site helps you with your search for Vet Approved Rx products.