Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml

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Treatment of acute bacterial conjunctivitis

Suitable for Adults and Children 2 years and over

Active Ingredient: Chloramphenicol 0.5% w/w.

  • Optrex is specially formulated for treating acute bacterial conjunctivitis.
  • This product will be shipped with an ice pack and should be refrigerated immediately on receipt.


  • Optrex is specially formulated for treating acute bacterial conjunctivitis.
  • This product will be shipped with an ice pack and should be refrigerated immediately on receipt.

Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml

Are you concerned about an infection in your eye? Optrex Infected Eye Drops can help clear it up quickly and easily. Chloramphenicol is a powerful antibiotic that will take care of any bacterial infection. Just a few drops will help get your eye back to normal. Don’t let an infection get worse- grab a bottle of Optrex Infected Eye Drops today!

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

What is Bacterial Conjunctivitis?

Bacterial Conjunctivitis is a bacterial infection that affects the outer surface of the eye. The most common type of infection in this area is called acute bacterial conjunctivitis. When you have acute bacterial conjunctivitis the white part of
one or both of your eyes will be red and /or your eyelids will be red or swollen. There will be a sticky
discharge, which can make the eye difficult to open in the morning and the eye may feel ‘gritty’ or ‘irritated’

Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use Optrex Infected Eye Drops?

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

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What is the price of  Optrex Infected Eye Drops?

The price of  Optrex Infected Eye Drops is £9.60

Where can you buy Optrex Infected Eye Drops?

You can buy Optrex Infected Eye Drops at Dock Pharmacy Essex UK, UK Online Pharmacy.

Can you buy Optrex Infected Eye Drops Over the counter?

Optrex Infected Eye Drops is available to buy over the counter. You do not need a prescription to buy Optrex Infected Eye Drops but you might be asked some questions about your medical health when you add it to your basket.

Dock Pharmacy

128 Dock Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7BJ

Tel: 01375846316





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

All deliveries are subject to the availability of the product and product sale conditions been met.

Order & Collect
Free next-day collection from In-Store

UK Delivery

Standard Delivery within the UK £3.50 Delivery time 3-4 days
First Class Delivery within the UK £5.90 Delivery time 1-2 days
Priority Delivery within the UK £7.10. Next day delivery by 1pm. Order must be placed by 1pm. Priority delivery is only available Monday to Thursday.

Europe Delivery

Standard Delivery within EEC from £12.50 Delivery time up to 5 days depending on the local delivery service within your country.
Expedited Delivery within EEC £39.50 Delivery time 2 days. Delivery by DHL, UPS or TNT.

Rest of the World

Standard Delivery Rest of the World from £16.10 Delivery Time 10 – 15 Days
Expedited Delivery Rest of the World £55.09 Delivery 5 days. Delivery service by DHL, TNT or UPS

For more information see our Shipping Policy or view our Return 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.



Chloramphenicol 0.5% w/v

1 review for Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml

    • 5 out of 5
    Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    always work well

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    Optrex Infected Eye Drops, 10ml

    Julie Cutbush

    Hello Catherine. Thanks so much for your 5-star review! We’re glad to hear about positive experience using Optrex eye drops and we hope to see you soon.

    Julie Cutbush
    Dock Pharmacy

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