OXY-POL® Eye Ointment: The Powerful Solution for Ocular Infections

Note: The following content is intended for informational purposes only and is directed towards medical professionals.

In the world of ocular healthcare, OXY-POL® Eye Ointment stands out as a reliable and effective treatment for superficial ocular infections. With its broad spectrum combination of active ingredients, this ointment provides a comprehensive approach to combating ocular bacteria. Join us as we explore the composition, properties, mode of action, and indications of OXY-POL® Eye Ointment.

Composition and Mode of Action

OXY-POL® Eye Ointment combines the power of two potent antibacterial agents: Oxytetracycline hydrochloride and Polymyxin-B sulphate.

  • Oxytetracycline hydrochloride: This broad spectrum bacteriostatic agent inhibits protein synthesis by binding to the mRNA ribosome complex at the 30S subunit of susceptible organisms. It demonstrates activity against various bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus epidermidis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, S.pneumoniae, H.influenzae, H.ducreyi, Kiebsiella pneumoniae, Yersinia pestis, E.coli, B.anthracis, Lymphogranuloma venerum, and Chiamydia trachomatis.
  • Polymyxin-B sulphate: This bactericidal antibiotic specifically targets gram-negative bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

By combining the unique properties of these two agents, OXY-POL® Eye Ointment provides a synergistic effect in combating ocular infections caused by susceptible organisms.

Properties and Mechanism of Action

OXY-POL® Eye Ointment acts as a formidable defense against ocular infections. Oxytetracycline hydrochloride inhibits the growth and replication of bacteria by interfering with their protein synthesis. It prevents the bacteria from producing vital proteins needed for their survival and reproduction. Polymyxin-B sulphate, on the other hand, exerts a bactericidal effect by disrupting the integrity of the bacterial cell membrane, leading to cell death.


OXY-POL® Eye Ointment is indicated for the treatment of superficial ocular infections caused by susceptible organisms. It is highly effective in addressing conditions such as:

  1. Blepharitis: Inflammation of the eyelid margins.
  2. Conjunctivitis: Infection of the conjunctiva, the thin, transparent tissue that covers the white part of the eye and lines the inner surface of the eyelids.
  3. Blepharoconjunctivitis: A combination of eyelid and conjunctival inflammation.
  4. Keratitis: Inflammation of the cornea, the clear, dome-shaped front part of the eye.
  5. Keratoconjunctivitis: A condition involving both corneal and conjunctival inflammation.

By targeting susceptible organisms responsible for these infections, OXY-POL® Eye Ointment helps alleviate symptoms and promote healing.

Note: OXY-POL® Eye Ointment should only be used under the guidance of a healthcare professional. It is essential to follow the prescribed dosage and treatment duration.

OXY-POL® Eye Ointment is a reliable and effective choice for the treatment of ocular infections. Consult with your healthcare professional to determine if OXY-POL® is the right solution for your ocular health needs.