What is Optrex infected eye ointment used for?
Optrex infected eye ointment is used to treat acute bacterial conjunctivits.
The conjuctiva lines the inner surface of the eyelid and also covers the white part of the eye. An infection can cause swelling of the conjuctiva and is treated with Optrex infected eye ointment
Dosage and usage
Topical administration to the eye only.
Adults, children aged 2 years and over and elderly
The recommended dose is a small amount of ointment (~ 1cm) to be applied to the affected eye(s). The ointment should be applied either at night if eye drops are used during the day, or 3 to 4 times a day if eye ointment is used alone.
Your pharmacist will advise on the most suitable treatment. Treatment should continue for 5 days even if symptoms improve.