Natamycin is an antifungal medication. Natamycin ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat fungal infections of the eyes. Natamycin ophthalmic may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Natacyn is a drug that belongs to the medicine class known as Polyene Antimicrobials. It is mainly used in the treatment of fungal infections that affect the eye such as keratitis, fungal blepharitis and conjunctivitis. The primary mechanism of action of Natacyn is killing the sensitive fungi. It achieves this by inhibiting cell wall formation resulting in apoptosis of the fungus.