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Optrex Infected Eyes Ointment

Optrex Infected Eyes Ointment

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  • For the treatment of acute bacterial conjunctivitis
  • The most common type of eye infection is called acute bacterial conjunctivitis
  • Optrex Infected Eyes contains an antibiotic called chloramphenicol which, when applied topically, treats the infections that affect the eyes surface
  • Symptoms of acute conjunctivitis include the whites of your eyes becoming red, swollen eye lids and a pale discharge. Eyes can also feel "gritty", often resulting in difficulty opening the eyes

Active Ingredients

  • Contains 1% (1mg per milligram) w/w
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Liquid parafin
  • Polyethylene in mineral oil


  • Always seek advise from your doctor if you have any further eye complaints
  •  Do not use if

    • You are allergic to chloramphenicol
    • If you have ever had problems with your blood during a previous course of treatment with chloramphenicol
    • If you or your family have had a history of blood problems
    • If you or any members of your family have had poblems with bone marrow making blood cells
    • Not intended for children under the age of 2 years old
    • If you are a contact lense wearer, it is not recommended to use lenses over the course of your treatment. Avoid wearing your lenses for at least 24 hours after you have stopped using this ointment. Always consult your optician first

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