Treatment of simple eye infections
Suitable for Adults and children 2 years and over
Active ingredient: Chloramphenicol 1%
GoldenEye Antibiotic Eye Ointment is a topical antibiotic ointment used to treat acute bacterial conjunctivitis, or red eye. This infection is characterized by inflammation and redness of the white part of the eye and the eyelids, accompanied by a sticky discharge which can make the eyes difficult to open in the morning. GoldenEye Antibiotic Eye Ointment contains an antibiotic, Chloramphenicol, that helps fight against the bacteria responsible for causing this condition.
GoldenEye Antibiotic Eye Ointment is for simple eye infections called “acute bacterial conjunctivitis”. This is sometimes known as “red eye” because the white part of the affected eye(s) will be red and/or the eyelid(s) will be red or swollen
Using the GoldenEye into your eye helps to stop bacteria from growing and multiplying, controlling the numbers causing infection. The remaining bacteria die out as they are killed by our body’s immune system!
Conjunctivitis is an eye condition caused by infection or allergies. It usually gets better in a couple of weeks without treatment.
Conjunctivitis is also known as red or pink eye.
It usually affects both eyes and makes them:
Several things could be to blame, including:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, suspect you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
GoldenEye Antibiotic Eye Ointment should not be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding unless considered essential by your doctor, as the effects are unknown.
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The price of GoldenEye Antibiotic Eye Ointment is £
You can buy GoldenEye Antibiotic Eye Ointment at Dock Pharmacy Essex UK, UK Online Pharmacy.
This medicine is available to buy over the counter. You do not need a prescription to buy GoldenEye Antibiotic Eye Ointment but you might be asked some questions about your medical health when you add it to your basket.
Chloramphenicol eye ointment is used by placing a small amount (about 1cm) in the space between the lower eyelid and the eye. Always follow your pharmacist’s instructions.
Adults and children aged 2 years and over:
A course of treatment lasts 5 days:
When using the ointment
It is important to complete the course of treatment even if your eyes feel better.
Talk to your doctor immediately if:
Do not repeat the course of treatment without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Chloramphenicol Antibiotic Eye Ointment
If you miss a dose, use the ointment as directed above and then continue your normal course of treatment.
Do not share your eye ointment with anyone else.
If you use more Chloramphenicol Antibiotic Eye Ointment than you should
If the contents of this tube are swallowed, contact your doctor straight away or go to your nearest hospital casualty department. Take with you the tube and container so that the medicine can be identified.
What you need to know before you use Golden Eye Antibiotic Eye Ointment
Do not use the ointment if:
Warnings and precautions
Tell your doctor if:
If you wear contact lenses, seek advice either from your contact lens practitioner (optician, optometrist) or doctor before you use this product.
Other medicines and Chloramphenicol Antibiotic Eye Ointment
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, especially:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Chloramphenicol should not be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding unless considered essential by your doctor, as the effects are unknown.
If you are a pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine.
Driving and using machines
The ointment may cause blurred vision due to smearing or stinging.
Like all medicines, Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop using your medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately if you experience the following side effects:
Possible side effects include:
Rare side effects include:
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
What Golden Eye Antibiotic Eye Ointment contains
The name of this medicine is Chloramphenicol 1.0% w/w Antibiotic Eye Ointment.
This medicine contains the active ingredient Chloramphenicol 1.0 w/w.Other ingredients are Liquid Paraffin and White Soft Paraffin. Each tube contains 4 grams of yellowish-white eye ointment.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use Chloramphenicol Antibiotic Eye Ointment after the expiry date printed on the crimp seal of the tube. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Once the tube is open use within 28 days.
You are advised to dispose of the tube once you have finished your 5 day course of treatment.
This medicine needs to be stored below 25°C.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. The measures will help to protect the environment.
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