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Optrex Bacterial Conjunctivitis 1%w/w Eye Drops

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Tackle eye infections head-on with Optrex 1%w/w Eye Drops designed for bacterial conjunctivitis. Reduce redness, soothe irritation, and eradicate bacteria swiftly. Optrex provides effective relief for clearer, rejuvenated eyes.

How to use
  • Always wash your hands before applying the eye drops.
  • Tilt your head backward and look up.
  • Gently pull your lower eyelid down to create a pouch.
  • Hold the dropper directly over your eye and squeeze out one drop.
  • Close your eye and gently press your finger to the inner corner of your eye near your nose for about 1 minute.
  • Repeat the process in your other eye if your doctor has advised you to use the drops in both eyes.
  • Always replace and tighten the cap on the dropper bottle after you use it.
  • The typical dosage is one or two drops into each eye every two hours up to 6 times a day for the first two days, then 4 times a day for the next 5 days.
  • Remember to always follow the specific instructions given by your doctor. Do not use it if you are allergic to any of the ingredients and never use the eye drops after the expiry date.
Main Ingredients
  • Chloramphenicol 1% w/w, Boric Acid, Phenylmercuric Nitrate, Purified Water
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic reaction: If you experience signs of a severe allergic reaction (such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat), seek medical attention immediately.
  • Eye irritation: Discontinue use if you experience persistent eye irritation after applying the drops.
  • Vision problems: If you experience blurred vision or any other vision changes, stop using the eye drops immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Avoid Contact lenses: Do not wear contact lenses while using Optrex eye drops unless advised by your doctor.
  • Interaction with other medications: Other eye medications may interact negatively with Optrex. Always inform your doctor about all the medications you are on.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless advised by your doctor.
  • Note: This isn't a full list of all possible side effects. If you experience any other unpredictable symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
  • Avoid if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
  • Not suitable for children under 2 years old.
  • Don't use the drops while wearing contact lenses.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the dropper to any surface or your eye to prevent contamination.
  • If the symptoms persist after two days of treatment, consult your doctor.
  • Do not use after the expiry date shown on the bottle.
Patient Information Leaflet