Muro 128 5% Ointment (Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5%)

Muro 128 5% Ointment (Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5%) offers effective nighttime relief when you suffer from corneal edema. Muro 128 ointment can be applied every 3 to 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor. This product contains no mercurial compounds such as Thimerosal.

Enjoy the convenience and savings of the economical ointment twin pack (2 x 1/8 oz. tubes).

The ointment is available without prescription but should be used upon recommendation by an eye care professional.

Follow up with Muro 128 5% (Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Solution) for daytime use.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Temporary relief of corneal edema
  • Preservative free formulation
  • Nighttime therapy
  • Two convenient economic sizes available

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient:

Sodium chloride 5% - (Hypertonicity agent)  


  • temporary relief of corneal edema


Do not use:

  • except under the advice and supervision of a doctor

When using this product:

  • it may cause temporary burning and irritation
  • replace cap after use
  • to avoid contamination do not touch tip of container to any surface

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours
  • you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye

Keep out of the reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • pull down the lower lid of the affected eye
  • apply a small amount (1/4 inch) of ointment to the inside of eyelid
  • apply every 3 or 4 hours or as directed by a doctor

Other Information

  • store at 15°–25°C (59°–77°F)
  • keep tightly closed
  • see crimp of tube or carton for Lot Number and Expiration Date
  • do not use if difficult to dispense or visible particles are seen in the product
  • serious side effects may be reported to 1-800-323-0000

Inactive Ingredients:

Lanolin, mineral oil, purified water, white petrolatum

Available Package Sizes

  • 1/8 oz (3.5 g)
  • 2 x 1/8 oz (3.5 g)

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