Treatment of acute bacterial conjunctivitis
Suitable for Adults and Children 2 years and over
Active Ingredient: Chloramphenicol 0.5% w/w.
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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!
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’
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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The price of Optrex Infected Eye Drops is £7.20
You can buy Optrex Infected Eye Drops at Dock Pharmacy Essex UK, UK Online Pharmacy.
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.
128 Dock Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7BJ
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.
Do not use:
Talk to your doctor:
You will need antibiotic tablets or injections to treat these infections.
You should also talk to your doctor:
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.
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.
If you notice any of the following side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
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
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