Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml


Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml

Optrex Infected Eye Drops (Chloramphenicol), Which Is A Type Of Medicine Called An Antibiotic. This Medicine Works By Controling The Numbers Of Bacteria Causing The Infection, And The Remaining Bacteria Die Or Are Killed By The Body’s Immune System. This Clears Up The Infection, Treating Superficial Eye Infections Such As Bacterial Conjunctivitis, Which Is An Eye Infection Caused By Various Types Of Bacteria. It Causes Irritated, Red, Gritty Or Itchy Eyes And A Sticky Discharge That May Stick The Eyelids Together Or Leave Crusts On The Eyelashes.


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Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml

Optrex Infected Eyes Drops contains chloramphenicol, an antibiotic, which acts to treat bacterial eye infections.

  • It can be used for the treatment of acute bacterial conjunctivitis.

Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml

Optrex Infected Eye Drops (Chloramphenicol), Which Is A Type Of Medicine Called An Antibiotic. This Medicine Works By Controling The Numbers Of Bacteria Causing The Infection, And The Remaining Bacteria Die Or Are Killed By The Body’s Immune System. This Clears Up The Infection, Treating Superficial Eye Infections Such As Bacterial Conjunctivitis, Which Is An Eye Infection Caused By Various Types Of Bacteria. It Causes Irritated, Red, Gritty Or Itchy Eyes And A Sticky Discharge That May Stick The Eyelids Together Or Leave Crusts On The Eyelashes.

How To Use

How To Use

For use in the eyes only.

Follow the directions below which show you how to put the drops into your eye.

Adults and children of 2 years and over: put one drop into the infected eye Or if both eyes are infected put one drop into each eye. Use every 2 hours for the first 48 hours, then every 4 hours.

Use the medicine for 5 days. Do not stop using the medicine before then, even if you feel better, because this could make your condition worse.

It is only necessary to use this medicine during the day when you are awake. You do not need to wake yourself up in the night to use it.

Delivery Options

Delivery options

Order & Collect
Free next day collection from In Store

Standard Delivery
£3.50 or free when you spend £45 or more

Next Day Delivery
£4.75 – place before 7pm for delivery the next day. Excludes weekends

Named Day Delivery
£3.95 – choose a weekday within the next 14 days for delivery

Saturday Delivery
£5.50 – usually delivered between 7am – 1pm

For more information see our delivery help or view our returns policy.

Product Details

Product Information

Do not use:

  • If you are allergic to chloramphenicol or any of the ingredients
  • If you have ever had problems with your bone marrow or blood when using chloramphenicol in the past (this includes capsules, injections and eye drops) – your doctor will have told you this
  • If you have a family history of blood “dyscrasias” – a condition which can cause problems such as tiredness, fatigue, unusual bruising, or an increase in the number of infections that you get
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, unless your doctor tells you to

Talk to your doctor:

  • If you have any of the following symptoms of a serious eye infection:
    • your eyesight has been affected by the infection – you may have loss of sight, reduced sight, blurred vision or see halos around lights
    • you are sensitive to bright lights
    • you have pain within the eye
    • your eye looks cloudy or the pupil of your eye looks unusual
    • your eye is swollen and you have rash on your face

You will need antibiotic tablets or injections to treat these infections.

You should also talk to your doctor:

  • If you have a foreign body (e.g. a splinter) in your eye which has not been removed
  • If you have an eye infection that keeps coming back often
  • If you have had eye surgery or laser treatment in the last six months
  • If you have raised pressure in the eye (glaucoma), dry eyes syndrome or an eye injury, or you have had one of these before
  • If you are using any other eye drops or eye ointments
  • If you wear contact lenses – If your doctor tells you to use this medicine, see ‘Other important information’

Other important information

Do not use this medicine for long periods of time or to treat an infection that keeps coming back. If you do the infection may become resistant to this medicine and will be difficult to treat if you get it again.

Driving and using machines: This medicine can cause blurred vision. Do not drive or use machines until you are sure that you are not affected.

If you wear contact lenses: If your doctor or contact lens practitioner has advised you to use this medicine do not wear your contact lenses during the course of treatment.

Wear your glasses instead.

If you wear soft contact lenses: The preservative in this medicine may damage them. Wait for at least 24 hours after you last use the medicine before wearing your lenses again.

Side Effects

Possible side effects of Optrex Infected eye drops

Most people can use this medicine without any problems but sometimes you may notice some side effects.

If you notice any of the following serious side effects, stop using the medicine and see your doctor at once.

  • Swelling of the lips, throat or face, difficulty breathing, a sore, red itchy or lumpy rash, fever – these are symptoms of a severe allergic reaction

If you notice any of the following side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist:

  • Severe tiredness or easy bruising – this may be a sign of bone marrow depression

You may notice a temporary burning or stinging sensation when you put the drops in your eyes.

If any side effect becomes severe, or if you notice any side effect not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.

Ingredients

Ingredients

Chloramphenicol 0.5% w/v

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