Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment 4g.

£4.99£8.99

Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment treats acute bacterial conjunctivitis. The conjunctiva is a transparent layer that covers the inner eyelid and white part of the eye. An infection can lead to conjunctivitis, redness and a gritty feeling in the eye. Allergies can also cause the same symptoms.

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Product Description

What is Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment used for?

Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment treats acute bacterial conjunctivitis. The conjunctiva is a transparent layer that covers the inner eyelid and white part of the eye. An infection can lead to conjunctivitis, redness and a gritty feeling in the eye. Allergies can also cause the same symptoms.

How do I use Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment

You should apply a small amount of ointment in the affected eye 3-4 times daily for 5 days

Safety Warning

Do not use this ointment if you are allergic to chloramphenicol or anything else in the ointment
If you do not get better within 48 hours talk to a doctor
If your eyes get worse see a doctor straight away
After 5 days, throw away any ointment left
KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN

Side Effects

Transient burning or stinging sensations may occur with the use of chloramphenicol eye ointment. Serious side effects include hypersensitivity reactions that may manifest as angioneurotic oedema, anaphylaxis, urticaria, fever, and vesicular and maculopapular dermatitis. Treatment must be discontinued immediately in such cases.

Bone marrow suppression, including the idiosyncratic type of irreversible and fatal aplastic anaemia that is recognized to occur with systemic therapy, has been reported in association with topical administration of chloramphenicol.

The adverse reactions reported are tabulated below, classified by system organ class and ordered by descending order of severity

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